5 th Special Forces Group (Airborne) | 5SFG(A)

5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) | 5SFG(A)
Fort Campbell North, KY 42333
United States


The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), an integral unit of the U.S. Army Special Forces, is headquartered at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. It holds a strategic responsibility for the Middle East, Persian Gulf, Central Asia, and the Horn of Africa. This group is renowned for its diverse capabilities, including direct action, unconventional warfare, special reconnaissance, foreign internal defense, and counter-terrorism. Their expertise is particularly focused on Arabic-speaking nations and the broader Islamic world. The 5th SFG (A) has a storied history, notably playing a pivotal role in the early stages of the Gulf War and the Iraq War. Their presence and operations in their areas of responsibility are crucial for maintaining regional stability, countering terrorism, and supporting U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives. The unit is also engaged in building partnerships and training with allied nations to enhance their capabilities in dealing with regional security challenges.

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