SOF CQB ISTC March 2018

Special Operations News Update 20180622

June 22, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180622 – 11th SFGA reunion, a strategy for the Niger-Mali border, GB recovering from wounds – his story, SFAB recruitment, video – Swift Response 2018, SOF move to Baumholder, Aussie SF controversy, SEAL Delivery Vehicle virtual reality experience, […]

2nd Recon Parachute Jump - 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion performs free fall jump at Camp Lejeune, NC.

Special Operations News Update 20180621

June 21, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180621 – Syria, EC-130H Compass Call (video), new online magazine, MACV-1 Jungle Rucking Boot, JCOC 88 (AFSOC video), 2nd Recon Bn jump (video), French SOF in Yemen, LTG Miller on Afghanistan, busting myths about BUD/S, Navy casualty in […]

Trojan Footprint UW in Baltic States. U.S. and Danish maritime special operations forces board a ship in the Baltic Sea. Photo by SOCEUR, June 4, 2018.

Trojan Footprint – UW in the Baltic States

June 15, 2018 John Friberg 0

A recent exercise in Eastern Europe – Trojan Footprint – provided the opportunity for U.S. and NATO special operations forces to simulate an operation to ‘clear the way’ for a counteroffensive by NATO’s conventional military forces to liberate the Baltic […]

Video of National Guard Special Forces Chapter 1

Video – National Guard Special Forces

June 14, 2018 SOF News 0

Video of National Guard Special Forces. The 19th and 20th Special Forces groups have units in a variety of states across the country. Guard SF units play a large role in contributing to the homeland security as well as participate […]

A MA NG SF soldier of 20th SFG practices stalking and surveillance techniques on June 9, 2018 at Joint Base Cape Cod, Ma.

Special Operations News Update 20180614

June 14, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180614 – Hybrid threats in a maritime environment, Google and SOF, is drone ‘blowback’ a myth, utility of war gaming, a warrior class, Blackbeard’s Ride, U.S. Army’s vision, and more. SOF News Google and SOF. Employees of […]

Marine Stand Guard at Bost Airfield Afghanistan

Afghan War Conflict – Update 20180613

June 13, 2018 SOF News 0

The Taliban spring offensive is continuing in Afghanistan. The insurgents have threatened several provincial capitals over the past few months. In addition, they have captured (and sometimes still hold) many district centers. Although the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces […]

Village Health Defense Burma Map

Village Health Defense: Self-Protection Framework

June 12, 2018 SOF News 0

Village Health Defense: Health Self-Protection Framework for Rural Villages in Militarized, Ceasefire, and Conflict Zones by Moe Gyo Background Village Health Defense is a health self-protection framework to be employed by rural villagers in militarized, ceasefire, and conflict zones. The framework […]

US Artillery in Iraq fire at ISIS locations near Iraqi-Syrian border on June 5, 2018. Photo by PFC Anthony Zendejas, US Army.

Special Operations News Update 20180611

June 11, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180611 – U.S Navy in the Baltics, TV spy series – Condor, Iraqi election, Syria, Trojan Footprint, CWIX, Aussie SOF under the microscope, The Russian Challenge, NATO and the Baltic States, wars of the Ottoman empire, Yemen, SFA convention, terrorism […]

HALO Jump SOCSOUTH. USMC photo by PFC William Chockey, Jan 31, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20180608

June 8, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180608 – Reduced SOF deployments in Africa, Marine Raiders, new SOCSouth cdr, new strategy for Nigeria, Air & Space Power Journal, TRIDENT JAGUAR 2018, Best Warrior Competition, Army modernization, USAF CAA career field, caffeination, SF dive school, Yemen […]

Air Commando Field Skills video by 371st Special Operations Command Training Squadron June 5, 2018.

Video – Air Commando Field Skills

June 7, 2018 SOF News 0

Watch a six-minute long video about the Air Commando Field Skills course offered by the 371st Special Operations Command Training Squadron to leadership and prospective students.  

D-Day June 6, 1944 The Battle for Normandy

D-Day – Battle for Normandy, June 6, 1944

June 6, 2018 SOF News 0

D-Day – The Battle for Normandy began on June 6, 1944. Allied armies stormed ashore in a huge amphibious landing accompanied by air support and paratroopers striking targets inland. Once ashore the troops pushed against German forces and established areas […]

173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers descend on Juliet DZ in Pordenone, Italy. (Photo by Davide Dalla Massara, U.S. Army, May 22, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180604

June 4, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180604 – Rohingya refugees returning to Myanmar, Pacific combined maritime task force, protecting sources and methods, Special Operations Outlook 2018, SOFs MTRCs, Sweden prepares for war, advising proxy forces, NRF 2018 SOCC, IEDs on Mindanao Island, mercenaries in Rhodesia, […]

CV-22s and HH-60s flying over southern England in August 2017.

Special Operations News Update 20180601

June 1, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180601 – NATO’s 2018 summit, AFRICOM connectivity, permanent base in Poland, Christians targeted in Indonesia, Trident Juncture 2018, political warfare, SOCOM’s digital forensics techniques, Iran in Syria – UW and TAA, MQ-9 squadron for Hurlburt Field, goggles […]