Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg 15 July 2014

By SGT Daniel Carter, USASOC Public AffairsJuly 15, 2014

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- (Right) Dr. Ken Finlayson, United States Army Special Operations Command Historian, explains the significance of the USASOC Memorial Wall to Hon. Brad Carson, Under Secretary to the Army, during his visit to USASOC headquarters July 15, 2014. During his visit to Fort Bragg, Hon. Carson met with USASOC leaders and received a briefing on Army Special Operations Forces and capabilities. He toured the USASOC Memorial Plaza, learning about the lineage of the various prestigious units and honoring all of the fallen Army Special Operations Soldiers. As of Memorial day 2014, there are 1,186 names on the USASOC Memorial Wall to include 11 posthumous Medal of Honor awardees.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- (Right) Dr. Ken Finlayson, United States Army Special Operations Command Historian, explains the significance of the USASOC Memorial Wall to Hon. Brad Carson, Under Secretary to the Army, during his visit to USASOC headquarters July 15, 2014. During his visit to Fort Bragg, Hon. Carson met with USASOC leaders and received a briefing on Army Special Operations Forces and capabilities. He toured the USASOC Memorial Plaza, learning about the lineage of the various prestigious units and honoring all of the fallen Army Special Operations Soldiers. As of Memorial day 2014, there are 1,186 names on the USASOC Memorial Wall to include 11 posthumous Medal of Honor awardees. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Daniel A. Carter, USASOC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, observes the Gold Star Memorial Wall during his visit to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters July 15, 2014. While visiting Fort Bragg, Hon. Carson met with the USASOC leaders to receive an introduction to USASOC and its current mission. He also received a tour of the USASOC Memorial Plaza, learning about the lineage of the various prestigious units.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, observes the Gold Star Memorial Wall during his visit to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters July 15, 2014. While visiting Fort Bragg, Hon. Carson met with the USASOC leaders to receive an introduction to USASOC and its current mission. He also received a tour of the USASOC Memorial Plaza, learning about the lineage of the various prestigious units. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Daniel A. Carter, USASOC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, meets with Soldiers from the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) during his visit with USASOC on Fort Bragg, July 15, 2014. Hon. Carson, observed capabilities displays from the units within USASOC at Range 37, introducing Army Special Operations Forces capabilities and operations.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, meets with Soldiers from the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) during his visit with USASOC on Fort Bragg, July 15, 2014. Hon. Carson, observed capabilities displays from the units within USASOC at Range 37, introducing Army Special Operations Forces capabilities and operations. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Daniel A. Carter, USASOC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, discusses weapons systems with a Special Forces Soldier during a walkthrough on Range 37, Fort Bragg. Hon. Carson met with USASOC Soldiers to gain firsthand knowledge of Army Special Operations Forces and their capabilities.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Brad Carson, discusses weapons systems with a Special Forces Soldier during a walkthrough on Range 37, Fort Bragg. Hon. Carson met with USASOC Soldiers to gain firsthand knowledge of Army Special Operations Forces and their capabilities. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Daniel A. Carter, USASOC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL