SOCAFRICA United States Special Operations Command Africa: is a sub-unified command of USSOCOM under operational control of United States Africa Command, with headquarters in Kelley Barracks, Stuttgart-Mohringen, Germany. Subordinate SOCAFRICA organizations include: Special Operations Task Force East Africa, Joint Special Operations Task Force – Somalia, Special Operations Task Force North West Africa, Joint Special Operations Air Component Africa, Naval Special Warfare Unit Ten, and SOCAFRICA Signal Detachment. Commander SOCAFRICA serves as the Special Operations Advisor to Commander, USAFRICOM.
SOCAFRICA’s primary responsibility is to exercise operational control over theater-assigned or allocated Air Force, Army, Marine, or Navy special operations forces conducting operations, exercises, and theater security cooperation in the USAFRICOM area of responsibility.
The African continent is large and diverse: three-and-a-half times the size of the United States, with 54 countries spanning 11 million square miles. SOCAFRICA is routinely engaged, on average, in more than half of these countries; working with and through our African counterparts. SOCAFRICA, as part of a global team of national and international partners, conducts persistent, networked and distributed special operations in direct support of the United States Africa Command to promote regional stability and prosperity in Africa.
This pin is dedicated to the US military men and women who support the efforts and honors their commitment to their sworn duty in perilous conditions no matter which content they are on.
The lapel pin is Minted in nickel and given a shiny silver finish, and this coin is imbued with bold colorful enamel.
Each one measures a 1 inch x 3/4 (40mm x 30mm) oval.
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