Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about OpSec (Operational Security) violations, intelligence leaks, and questionable behaviour on behalf of American armed forces, and even the U.S. president.
At such a high level, Top Secret covert ops should remain secret. Or should they?
Tier 1 operators: the highest level secret operators, SEALs and Army Special Forces (Delta or Combined Arms Groups), are given this designation primarily for their access to equipment and capabilities — air strikes, High Altitude, Low Opening (HALO) drops, and really cool guns.
In the end, at the heart of the battle, it boils down to men on the ground, “putting metal into meat” as one colonel once told me — basic infantry tactics don’t change, the operator just gets better and better at executing.
So were you up to snuff?
If anything, they act as a deterrent to America’s enemies — a psychological operation.
And why be worried about OpSec, Marines dropped leaflets over Fallujah three days prior to storming the city.
If you’re this good, it doesn’t matter if they know you’re coming.
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