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Air Force contributes to joint special operations mission : The original Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece and Spartan culture was centered on loyalty to military service. Located at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, such a place still exists.

Camp Sparta is a secure and isolated compound where joint service logisticians from all branches of service and support disciplines are attached to United States Special Operations Command Central’s Joint Special Operations Forces Support Detachment – K. The compound serves as a trans-regional, intermediate-level staging base and logistics hub for special operations personnel and cargo coming in and out of theater. The JSSD-K mission began in 2012, but in December 2016, a U.S. Central Command execution order solidified and expanded its mission.

“The personnel assigned to the JSSD-K are America’s top tactical to operational level logisticians, maintainers, engineers, and contracting personnel, many of whom were hand-picked for this unique mission set,” said Army Lt. Col. Joseph Thomas, JSSD-K commander. “Our predominately Air Force-filled headquarters staff was a critical ingredient to our expanded mission, and increased successes that we’ve had throughout the area of responsibility. Their inherent ability to conduct liaison and day-to-day operational interaction with the 386th and the Joint Special Operations Aviation Command has been a complete game changer in the velocity and volume of cargo moved forward in support of SOF operators.” Read more

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Air Force contributes to joint special operations mission : The original Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece and Spartan culture was centered on loyalty to military service. Located at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, such a place still exists.

Camp Sparta is a secure and isolated compound where joint service logisticians from all branches of service and support disciplines are attached to United States Special Operations Command Central’s Joint Special Operations Forces Support Detachment – K. The compound serves as a trans-regional, intermediate-level staging base and logistics hub for special operations personnel and cargo coming in and out of theater. The JSSD-K mission began in 2012, but in December 2016, a U.S. Central Command execution order solidified and expanded its mission.

“The personnel assigned to the JSSD-K are America’s top tactical to operational level logisticians, maintainers, engineers, and contracting personnel, many of whom were hand-picked for this unique mission set,” said Army Lt. Col. Joseph Thomas, JSSD-K commander. “Our predominately Air Force-filled headquarters staff was a critical ingredient to our expanded mission, and increased successes that we’ve had throughout the area of responsibility. Their inherent ability to conduct liaison and day-to-day operational interaction with the 386th and the Joint Special Operations Aviation Command has been a complete game changer in the velocity and volume of cargo moved forward in support of SOF operators