More importantly, though, the staff officers and middle management at the headquarters, components, and TSOCs
, only a few of whom come from the core SOF military occupational skill sets, seemed to become mired in a bureaucracy of support that morphed into an end unto itself.
In February 2013, based on a request from USSOCOM and the concurrence of Geographic and Functional Combatant Commanders and Military Service Chiefs and Secretaries, the Secretary of Defense assigned command of the Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs
) to USSOCOM.
The TSSC oversees six separate and geographically dispersed SOF Signal detachments that are co-located with the regionally oriented TSOCs
that they support.
Each theater would establish a theater cyber operations command (TCYOC) to provide the same type of advocacy and C2 provided by the TSOC
SAMCo is a joint venture owned by Tasnee Sahara Olefins Company (TSOC
) of Saudi Arabia and Dow.
Sahara also has a 32.5% stake in Tasnee and Sahara Olefins Company (TSOC
) which is a joint venture with National Industrialization Company.
Senior executives of the National Industrialization Company (Tasnee), Sahara Olefins Company (TSOC
) and the US-based Rohm & Haas Company, who toured some of the Tasnee and Sahara production sites in Jubail, made the announcement.
In 1988, a theater special operations command (TSOC
) was established in each theater to assist the designated unified combatant commander by providing headquarters support to the special operations forces of each theater.
This means that, based on mission-specific authorization, the regional commanders will provide the Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC
) personnel, equipment, and other support as requested.
(SAAC) - led by Tasnee's TSOC
and Sahara - has the region's first acrylates plant in Jubail.
* Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) is a functional, sub-unified command in Stuttgart, which serves as the Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC
It starts with building relationships and trust with organizations such as the Geographic Combatant Commander (GCC) Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC
) J4s, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) representatives, numbered fleet N4s, Combined joint Task Force J4s, Base Operating Support-Integrator service executive agents, and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Centers (FLCs).