13 iunie 2018

Special operations troops in Europe get a new boss | Stars & Stripes


Maj. Gen. Kirk W. Smith took command Tuesday of special operations troops in Europe, where he will lead a team of Green Berets and SEALs working to bolster allied militaries along NATO’s eastern flank. Smith replaces Maj. Gen. Mark Schwartz, who led Special Operations Command Europe for the past two years. U.S. European Command boss Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti credited Schwartz with improving the integration of special operations troops with the elite units of partner nations as well as [...]