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AIR FORCE - AFTTP 3-42.62

SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES (SOF) OPERATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

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Organization: AIR FORCE
Publication Date: 4 June 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 15
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Special operations missions are conducted by specially organized, trained and equipped military forces to achieve military, political, economic or psychological objectives by unconventional means in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive areas. The primary mission of SOF Operational Psychology support is to provide both SOF mission operations support as well as SOF base operations support. These capabilities include performance enhancement, climate assessment consultation regarding human factors to mission design, post-mishap/combat debriefing, aircraft and incident mishap investigation, development and oversight of special training, management of Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) training, personnel selection and assessment for special duty, personnel recovery (PR) repatriation/reintegration, Information Operations (IO), adversary profiling and targeting, and Military Information Support Operations (MISO). Any clinical duties performed by SOFPSYs are addressed by existing mental health instructions.

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AFTTP 3-42.62
June 4, 2013
SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES (SOF) OPERATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Special operations missions are conducted by specially organized, trained and equipped military forces to achieve military, political, economic or psychological objectives by unconventional means in...

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