Night Raid by SOF (Image credit: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael B.W. Watkins, U.S. Navy)

Special Operations News Update – 20170710

July 10, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170710 – CoC for CSOR, SF NCO KIA Afghanistan recognized in ceremony, War College podcast about SOF in Afghanistan (and what they did wrong), video of Russian Mi-35 HIND, book review of Oppose Any Foe, former 5th SFGA […]

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Africa and 3rd Special Forces Group

July 9, 2017 SOF News 0

3rd SFG Africa Mission – When the 3rd Special Forces Group was reactivated at Fort Bragg in July 1990 it was assigned regional responsibility for the Caribbean area and Africa. Prior to that the Caribbean was a 7th Special Forces […]

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Video – Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

July 7, 2017 SOF News 0

Resolute Support Video – SHAPE NATO has published (July 6, 2017) a one-minute long video explaining how the International Security Force Assistance (ISAF) mission in Afghanistan transitioned to the Resolute Support Mission. The video is entitled RSM: for the future of […]

Paratroopers descending under canopy. (Photo source Fort Bragg, North Carolina, June 6, 2017)

Special Operations News Update – 20170706

July 6, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170706 – July 3rd casualty identified, ex-Green Beret on North Korea, SOF Medic Field Guide, IDF Special Forces vet designs rotary UAV with machine gun, Glock not happy with Modular Handgun System competition results, college to honor SSG […]

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USSOCOM Commander’s Reading List 2017

July 5, 2017 John Friberg 0

Every year the commander of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) gins up a ‘Commander’s Reading List’. The current one for 2017 is now available. The USSOCOM Commander’s Reading List 2017 is posted online. The image below is from […]

MC-130J Commando IIIs of the 17th Special Operations Squadron fly in formation off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. (Photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier, June 22, 2017).

Special Operations News Update – 20170703

July 3, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170703 – Ranger Hall of Fame Inductees, McChrystal on national service, Air Force Cross awarded to Special Tactics Airman,  MC-130J’s of 17th Special Operations Squadron, 1st SFGA’s ‘Dragon Week’, and more. Read Up on MC-130Js of 17th […]

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 […]

BCFE of Paraguay: Soldiers from Paraguay's Joint Special Forces Battalion practice military drills. (Photo: Paraguayan Armed Forces General Command)

BCFE – Paraguayan Joint Special Forces Battalion

June 30, 2017 SOF News 0

Members of the BCFE or Paraguayan Joint Special Forces Battalion recently participated in a Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) event with members of the U.S. Army’s 20th Special Forces Group. The exercise was focused on exchanging training techniques and familiarization […]