Virtual Accompany Kit (VAK) courtesy of Special Warfare Magazine April - June 2017

Special Warfare Magazine | April – June 2017

June 30, 2017 SOF News 0

Special Warfare (April June 2017) edition has been published and posted online. This publication is provided four times a year by the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This newest edition […]

Special Warfare Magazine July December 2016

Special Warfare Magazine July – December 2016

January 4, 2017 SOF News 0

Special Warfare Magazine July December 2016  Volume 29, Issue 2 has been published and is posted online. Some of the articles are listed below: “A History of Assessment and Selection” “Small Unit Tactics: A Foundational Skill Set” “SERE: Doing More […]

SOLLIMS Sampler

SOLLIMS Sampler November 2016

November 9, 2016 SOF News 0

The SOLLIMS Sampler November 2016 has been published. SOLLIMS is short for “Stability Operations Lessons Learned and Information Management System”. Volume 7, Issue 4 has 48-pages on peace and stability operations lessons and best practices. The November theme is “Strategic […]

Members of 1st Bn 10th Special Forces prepare to fastrope. Photo by SSG Larraine Whetsone, SOCEUR, 3 Aug 2016.

Report on Hostage Recovery Activities

October 21, 2016 SOF News 0

The National Counterterrorism Center has issued a “Status Report on the Implementation of Executive Order 13698 Hostage Recovery Activities”, September 30, 2016. The White House executive order enhanced efforts across the federal government and directed a 12-month Status Report to […]

Association of the United States Army

Army Green Book 2016-2017 – AUSA

October 17, 2016 SOF News 0

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) has published the Green Book 2016-17 dated October 2016. This 308 page publication has ‘status reports’ from all the senior leaders of the Department of Defense and commanders of all the major commands […]

Special Forces Reference Handbook Oct 2001

SF Handbook Labels Marines as ‘Elitists’

August 6, 2016 SOF News 0

A handbook on advising published for the Special Forces Command in October 2001 by Research Planning, Inc. has a section on service culture (Army, Navy, Marines, etc.).  The handbook, Special Forces Advisor’s Reference Book, is designed to help Special Forces (Green Berets) […]