The Joint Special Operations Command, known as JSOC, was responsible for taking down Osama bin Laden, according to NBC News. So what exactly is JSOC? The website GlobalSecurity.org says the military started JSOC in 1980 as a means to study the best ways to plan special operations. But as we learned tonight, JSOC is so, so much more. More from GlobalSecurity.org:
ABC News reports Osama bin Laden probably left the caves and mountains of Pakistan to head into the suburbs of Islamabad because of the constant drone presence of the United States. More from ABC News:
It’s been almost 40 years since U.S. Marine veterans John Valdez and Douglas Potratz were side-by-side in Vietnam, guarding the U.S. Embassy in the final days of the war.
Midday Edition airs live from the USS Midway Museum at noon Friday as KPBS shares the stories of veterans and Vietnamese refugees who four decades ago witnessed the fall of Saigon.Read More