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Special Operations: Roswell Redeemed
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December 20, 2010: Several groups of former American commandos (U.S. Army Special Forces and NAVY SEALS) have set up security and combat training facilities in the United States. One, run by Matrix International, is in Roswell, New Mexico, on part of a deactivated U.S. Air Force base. Here corporate security personnel, police and Special Operations troops from foreign countries, learn new skills and sharpen existing ones.

There is a retired Boeing 747 aircraft there for practicing hostage rescue, and operational aircraft available at all times for parachute exercises. There is terrain and buildings for all sorts of commando training. Canadian special operations troops regularly train at the Roswell facility. One reason the Roswell facility is so busy is because the climate and terrain is very similar to Afghanistan, and Matrix can also bring in Afghan-Americans to act as Afghan civilians in very realistic training exercises.

Matrix has only been around for five years, An older firm, Xe (formerly Blackwater) has several facilities. Xe has been a major provider of civilian security personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and to clients world-wide, has an 80 acre, training area in Illinois, as well as a 7,000 acre facility in North Carolina, a much smaller training center in California and a jungle survival skills center in the Philippines. Founded in 1997 by former U.S. Navy SEALs, Xe is privately owned. The company originally concentrated on corporate security and law enforcement training. But the war on terror, and especially the war in Iraq, brought it a lot more government work. Apparently Xe managers realize that the war on terror operations will end eventually, and the company is continuing to concentrate on corporate security and law enforcement training. The Illinois facility is mostly for police training.

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blkfoot    American Foreign Legion   12/20/2010 6:33:35 PM
"One reason the Roswell facility is so busy is because the climate and terrain is very similar to Afghanistan, and Matrix can also bring in Afghan-Americans to act as Afghan civilians in very realistic training exercises."
 
According to Wikipeadia about Afghan-Americans:
US Census puts the population around 65,972 (but is not accurate and could be actually around 300,000)
"Although the majority of Afghans have assimilated into the American way of life, some migrants from Afghanistan have attempted to not assimilate into American culture as they have valued their traditional culture even after several generations."
 
Lets say 1/3rd has not assimilated to the American way of life. And 1/3rd of that is Male from 18 to 38 years of age. or roughly 7330 men. Roughly two Brigades worth of possible fight men.
 
Trained by tough professionals like Matrix and Xe for 6-10 months, and privately finaced thru a undisclosed source, taught basic and advanced Commando and Police training and heavily schooled in civilized Law...this could be a mighty force used in the predominately strong Taliban areas.
They know the language and Culture perfectly.
They wouldn't be loyal to any local tribe or Henchman, and being "out-siders" loyal more to each other.
Their families would be relatively safe here in the United States.
They should be paid a relatively nice paycheck, risking their lives as they would.
They could easily replace US Ground Forces in areas that definately would need this skill set.
 
Just a thought anyways...
 
 
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