Plane taking off from Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in late 2016 (Photo from RS HQs video)

Afghanistan War Update 20170105

January 5, 2017 SOF News 0

Afghan Conflict Update 20170105 – Obama’s ‘Good War’, Afghan women fighting the Taliban, Afghan economy, videos, Badakhshan’s Taliban, Asia Foundation survey, 203rd Corps Cd injured, Russia and the Taliban, unconventional logistics, civilian meteorologists, ‘four-year plan’, and more. Obama’s ‘Good War’. President Obama came into office eight […]

RQ-7B Shadow TUAS

RQ-7B Shadow TUAS – Flight Demonstration Video

December 2, 2016 SOF News 0

During the later stages of the Afghan conflict the U.S. Army brigade combat teams (BCTs) and U.S. Army Special Forces deployed with their RQ-7B Shadow drones. The Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) provided real-time reconnaissance, communications relay, and assisted in target acquisition. It also did […]

Navy SEAL Foundation - Whole Warrior Health (photo from NSF website Nov 2016)

Video – Naval SEAL Foundation Whole Warrior Health

November 15, 2016 SOF News 0

The Navy SEAL Foundation is taking a leading role in the health of combat veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with its Whole Warrior Health program. The organization recently held a conference on this issue. The Navy SEAL Foundation Collective Impact Forum 2016 was held […]

NATO training partner nations

Video – NATO Helping Partners in Ukraine and Afghanistan

August 20, 2016 SOF News 0

Video NATO Helping Partners – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has recently published a video entitled Funding: Helping Partners Build Their Own Security, August 16, 2016. A short 1-minute long clip about the current situations and conflicts in Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, and Afghanistan and how NATO […]

NATO video - NATO is enhancing security on it's eastern flank with the deployment of four NATO battalions. One each in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Poland.

Video – NATO: Protecting Our Citizens

August 13, 2016 SOF News 0

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCmQxrUaluc A NATO video about the purpose of the deployment of four NATO battalions to Eastern Europe. One each to Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia. The reasoning is to provide a deterrence to possible Russian aggression against any one of these NATO allies.

43 Commando training in exercise someplace in Germany

Video – Royal Marines on Exercise Deutsche Dagger

August 11, 2016 SOF News 0

The men of O Squadron, 43 Commando usually are patrolling the grounds, buildings and jetties of either Faslane Naval Base or nearby Coulport depot. Their mission is to guard the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent submarines and the Trident missiles they carry. But every once in […]