The 10th Special Forces Group (10th SFG) is another brigade-sized unit assigned to Fort Carson, CO.
It is assigned to the U.S. Army's Special Operations Command located at
Fort Bragg, N.C. The group trains for and conducts combat,
unconventional warfare, special reconnaissance, and foreign internal
It consist of a group headquarters and support units and three
subordinate battalions. One of these battalions, the 1st Battalion, is
forward deployed at Panzer Kaserne, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Over 1,100 soldiers are assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group at
Fort Carson. Major subordinate elements of the 10th Special Forces
Group include the Headquarters and Headquarters Company; the Group
Support Company; the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group; and the
3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group.
Special operations forces from the Army, Navy and Air Force
conducted numerous missions supporting NATO's implementation force in
Bosnia. Assistance ranged from air support and rescue operations to
reconnaissance and liaison duties. Nearly 700 members of the Army's
Special Operations Command deployed to Bosnia in mid-December 1995 and
began numerous operations throughout the Balkan nation. Included are
more than 100 reservists serving in Special Forces, civil affairs and
psychological operations positions. Army special operations units in
the area included the 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, Wash.; the
5th Group from Fort Campbell, Ky.; the 10th Group, Fort Carson, Colo.;
and the Army National Guard 20th Special Forces Group, Birmingham, Ala.
Portions of Fort Bragg's (N.C.) 4th Psychological Operations Battalion,
96th Civil Affairs Battalion, and 112th and 528th Special Operations
Signal battalions are also in Bosnia. Special operations personnel
served as liaisons between NATO forces and local nationals. Other tasks
may included unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, special
reconnaissance, counterterrorism, and humanitarian or civic action.Operational Command
- 1st battalion - Stuttgart, Germany
- 2nd battalion
- 3rd battalion
Forward Operating Bases