The US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) comprises of about 22,000 soldiers in seven major subordinate entities within the command:
- U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) - Also known as the Green Berets, this organization is a regionally and culturally tailored collection of several groups that are experts in unconventional warfare, direct action, special reconnaissance, foreign internal defense and combating terrorism.
- U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School - This center (located in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) is in charge of the special operations training for all of the USASOC organizations.
- 75th Ranger Regiment - The premier light infantry force in the US Army, is comprised of three regiments available for many direct action missions on a moment's notice.
- U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command - In charge of the aviation equipment and personnel required by the various US Army special operations organizations.
- 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) - When special operations groups spring into military action, the civil affairs personnel interact with the civilian government and population to minimize the impact of the military operation on their lives.
- 528th Sustainment Brigade (Airborne) - During military actions by other special operations groups, the sustainment brigade provides state-of-the-art communications, as well as medical and logistical support.
- 4th Military Information Support Group (Airborne) - The group is composed of four regionally-specified Strategic PSYOP Battalions, a Tactical PSYOP Battalion, and a Dissemination PSYOP Battalion that are in charge of conveying information to enemy and allied personnel.