“Relentless Strike,” a history of the Pentagon’s most secret units, hits stores Tuesday.
As Reported By The Hill:
The military’s U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is bracing for a new book about its most secretive units, sending out warning letters to special-forces operators ahead of the book’s Tuesday release, according to its author.
The letters are being sent to everyone whose names appeared in the book, titled “Relentless Strike: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command,” its author Sean Naylor told a small group of journalists on Monday in advance of the book’s release.
The letters warn special operators that they may come under public scrutiny or be contacted by media, and are offered resources on how to deal with the response, said Naylor, a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine.
They are also “reminded not to talk about the content of the book in any way, shape or form,” he added.
Naylor said he’s been told that Fort Bragg, where the U.S. Army’s Special Operations Forces is headquartered, “is going ape shit over your book.”
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