United States Strike Command
STRICOM was formed at MacDill Air Force Base in 1961. It was a joint task force made up of all branches of the armed forces. The Communications Support Element, CSE stationed at MacDill, was made up of Air Force and Army communications personal. It was their job to be among the very first to go to a trouble spot and set up communications for the Headquarters Personnel and Troops. They had 2 bags packed at all times, one for very cold climates, and one for very warm. It was said they could be anywhere in the world within a short period of time.
Check out STRICOM News
CSE, now JCSE celebrated it's 50 year anniversary in 2011. There is a link to the article on the "News Page".
Many thanks to Mike Smith for sending us the links to the STRIKE COMMAND videos on YOUTUBE, and the Anniversary article.
Check them out on the News Page
This website is dedicated to the earliest members of this elite group of military personnel.
If you were a member of this group, or know one, we would really like to hear from you.