Since 29. On may 5, a working group in the federal ministry of defense looked into the incidents in the special forces command (KSK) and drew up 60 measures for reforming the unit. The final report is clear: it can’t stay the way it is, and the KSK can’t reform on its own. Early in the report, as the fourth point, it is demanded that "the training sector of the KSK be placed under the command of the infantry training center" becomes. This center has its seat on the hammelburg camp hill. But no one there or in berlin can say exactly what that means. "Now the task is to evaluate the results of the working group and implement the mabnahmen", said a spokesman for the ministry of defense, referring to autumn: at the end of october, a decision will be made on whether and how to continue with the KSK.
The special commando was founded in 1996: in 1994, belgian special units had rescued german citizens during the genocide in rwanda, because the federal republic did not have its own unit for such operations. In june 1995, the federal government decided to set up the KSK, at 20. September 1996 the unit was officially put into service, from april 1997 it was deployed worldwide, among others in the balkans and afghanistan.