|8 Dec 95
U.S. Army Special Operation Support Command formally activated
at Fort Bragg, NC
|15 Sep 95
||11th and 12th Special ForcesGroup (Airborne) (U.S. Army Reserve) inactivated.
|1 Sep 94
||2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) uncases colors
at Fort Carson, Colorado, completing the move from Fort Devens, Mass.
|01 Oct 91
||USACAPOC and USASOC gain full command and control of Army Reserve
|27 Nov 90
||USASOC realigns its forces by function instead of component. 1st SOCOM
and USAR SOC redesignated as U.S.
Army Special Forces Command and U.
S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command respectively.
| 29 Jun 90
||3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) activated at Fort Bragg, N.C.
|16 May 90
Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) formally activated at Fort
|1 Dec 89
||U.S. Army Special
Operations Command activated as the16th major Army Command.
| 10 Jun 88
||HQ, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) moved from Ft.Bragg, N.C. to
Ft. Campbell, KY.
|9 Apr 87
||Special Forces branch established for officers.
|16 Oct 86
|| Task Force 160 redesignated the 160th Special Operations Aviation
|17 Sep 86
|| 112th Signal Battalion (Airborne) formally activated at Fort
|15 Aug 86
|| A battalion of 5th SF Group moved from Bragg to Fort Campbell,
|2 Jun 86
||528th Support Battalion (Airborne) activated as the 13th Support Battalion
at Fort Bragg.
|16 Jan 85
||Task Force 160 transferred from 101st Airborne Division to 1st SOCOM.
|19 Oct 84
|| 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group activated at Torii Station
|3 Oct 84
||3rd Battalion, and Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 75th Ranger
Regiment activated at Fort Benning, GA.
|1 Oct 84
||Special Forces established as a separate Army Career Field for enlisted
soldiers (CMF 18).
|8 Apr 84
||1st SOCOM Augmentation Detachment activated to streamline peacetime
command and control of USAR SOF units.
|4 Mar 84
||2d & 3rd Battalions 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) activated
at Fort Lewis, Wash.
|1 Oct 83
||1st Special Operations Command (Airborne) activated.
|21 Jul 83
||U.S. Army Institute for Military Assistance renamed U.S.Army John F.
Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
|1 Oct 82
||1st Special Operations Command (Airborne) provisionally
activated at Fort Bragg.
||96th Civil Affairs Battalion constituted at Fort Bragg from assets
of 95th Civil Affairs Group deactivated at Fort Lee, Va.
|1 Oct 74
||2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment activated at Fort Lewis, Wash.
|1 Jul 74
||1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment moves to Fort Stewart (Hunter Army
|28 Jan 74
||1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment activated at Fort Benning, Ga.
|15 Sep 71
||U. S. Army Civil Affairs School assigned to U.S. Army Institute for
Military Assistance and moves to Fort Bragg from Fort Gordon, Ga.
|10 Jan 69
||U.S. Army Special Warfare School becomes the U.S. Army Institute for
|7 Nov 67
||Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 4th Psychological Operations
Group constituted into the Regular Army.
|1 Dec 67
||4th Psychological Operations Group organized in Vietnam from elements
of the 6th PSYOPS Battalion.
|21 Sep 61
||5th Special Forces Group activated at Fort Bragg, N.C.
|10 Dec 56
||U. S. Army Psychological Warfare Center renamed the U.S. Army Special
|19 Jun 52
||10th Special Forces Group founded at Fort Bragg, N.C. by Col. Aaron
|10 Apr 52
||U. S. Army Psychological Warfare Center established at Fort Bragg,
|26 Aug 45
||96th Headquarters & Headquarters Detachment, Military Government
|9 Jul 42
||1st Special Service Force, a joint Canadian-American venture,
formed at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana