US Training Ukrainian Special-ops Forces As They Double in Size

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Three months into the war, the Ukrainian military has awed the world with its impressive defense against the invading Russian forces.

Ukrainian special-operations forces have played a big part in that resistance. But to develop those skills, Ukraine’s operators have been working hard for years and learning from the best.

Since 2014, US special-operations forces have been training their Ukrainian counterparts on pretty much every skill set and mission set imaginable.

The years-long effort by the US and its NATO allies to train their Ukrainian counterparts has created a solid military force with a robust non-commissioned corps. It also created a cadre of potential recruits for Ukrainian special-operations units, helping those units not only get better but bigger.

Read more at Business Insider

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