Snipers - Long Precision 2019

Special Operations News Update 20190621

June 21, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News PC-12s Now Called ‘Dracos’. The U18As of United States Special Operations Command are not going away and are now being called ‘Dracos’. […]

AFSOC Aircraft in Formation. Photo by USAF, 2017.

Special Operations News Update 20190620

June 20, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News Great article on U.S. SOF. Topics include adapting to change, new strategy, people are critical, new roles and missions, and innovation. Read […]

TACP Support to Air Infiltration

Special Operations News Update 20190619

June 19, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News New Acting SECDEF – Former Ranger. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has decided not to continue his pursuit of nomination for […]

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter flies at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Dec. 17, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)

Special Operations News Update 20190617

June 17, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News USSF Fighting ISIS in Afghanistan. Thomas Gibbons-Neff provides a glimpse of the activities of a Special Forces team engaged in the fight […]

Combat Divers SOF

Special Operations News Update 20190614

June 14, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News SHOT Show. The annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade event known as “SHOT Show” attracts a lot of members of the special […]

Kuwaiti MoI SWAT team prepare to breach a building during exercise at the Kuwait Special Forces Training Center on May 2, 2019.

Special Operations News Update 20190612

June 12, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News 7th SFGA ODA at ‘Red Flag Rescue’. A Green Beret team spent three weeks in Arizona participating in a joint training exercise. […]

PC-12 Pilatus

Special Operations News Update 20190610

June 10, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News Marine Raider to Plead Guilty. The defense attorney for a Marine charged in the 2017 death of a Green Beret in Mali […]

Navy SEALs May 2019

Special Operations News Update 20190604

June 4, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and current conflicts. SOF News Article on Bill Dean – RIP. A retired Special Forces officer died during a recent climb on Mount Rainer. Read more in “Bill Dean, who […]

10th SFGA HALO Jumper

Special Operations News Update – June 1, 2019

June 1, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and current conflicts. SOF News Returns! Our small staff took a four month break in writing articles and sending out the newsletter. What was supposed to be a short break […]

1st SFGA Soldier at Yuma Proving Grounds - An SF Soldier after a night HALO parachute jump at Yuma Proving Groupds Arizona. Photo by SGT Ian Ives, 1st SFGA, Jan 26, 2019.

Special Operations News Update 20190131

January 31, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and current conflicts. SOF News Ukraine SOF Participate in CbR XI. Ukrainian special operations forces participated – along with SOF from four other nations – in exercise Combined Resolve XI […]

BUD/S Rock - gift from class 250 at NSWC. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin Monroe, Jan 17, 2019, NSWC.

Special Operations News Update 20190128

January 28, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and current conflicts. SOF News BUD/S Rock. A gift, in the form of a large boulder, from the students of Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUD/S) Class 250 sits in […]

U.S. #SOF pilot small boats during bilateral training between U.S. and Spanish special operations forces and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), in June, 2018, near Naval Station Rota, Spain

Special Operations News Update 20190125

January 25, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and current conflicts from around the world. SOF News McChrystal on Suleimani. The former commander of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Gen (Ret) Stan McChrystal writes about the head […]

82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper. DoD, April 18, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20190123

January 23, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and current conflicts from around the world. SOF News Brazil’s Combat Diver’s Group. The Brazilian Navy has a unique unit that is adapted to respond to national and international naval […]

Soldiers at Sunset. Department of Defense photo.

Special Operations News Update 20190121

January 21, 2019 SOF News 0

Recent news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national defense, and conflicts around the world. International SOF News More on SAS Soldier and Keyan Hotel. A former member of the Special Air Service comments on the siege at the hotel […]

SFQC Candidate low crawls with M240B machine gun during in Robin Sage. Photo by Ken Kassens, SWCS, Dec 12, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20190117

January 17, 2019 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20190117 – Recent news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and current conflicts. Casualties in Syria Casualties in Syria. A suicide bomber exploded a bomb in a busy section of Manbij, Syria killing and wounding […]