SGT Leandro Jasso Ranger Regiment

SGT Leandro Jasso – Ranger KIA in Afghanistan

November 25, 2018 SOF News 0

Sergeant Leandro Jasso died on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was killed as a result of wounds sustained from small arms fire while engaging enemy forces. Editorial Note: A subsequent Resolute Support news release dated November […]

SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation

SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation

September 10, 2018 SOF News 0

The SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation, Ltd provides for the emotional and physical needs of combat wounded soldiers and their families and to the families of the fallen. Matthew Pucino died at the age of 34 in November 2009 in […]

What makes a Green Beret Special? A Coalition Forces member pulls security at a province near Camp Price on August 11, 2007, Afghanistan. U.S. Army Photo by Specialist David Gunn.

What Makes a Green Beret Special?

August 30, 2018 SOF News 0

By Steven Boyd Newman, MSG (R), SF For the last five years I’ve been working on a screenplay, Kill or Capture, a true story about a team from 7th Special Forces Group. The men on this team and their story reached into […]

601st Special Forces Group Czech Republic

601st Special Forces Group

August 1, 2018 SOF News 0

The 601st Special Forces Group of the Czech Republic is composed of specially trained soldiers of the Czech Army. It was officially created in 2003. The roots of the 601st goes back to 1952 when it was a paratroop brigade. […]

Video Afghan UH-60

Video Afghan UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters

March 31, 2018 SOF News 0

Video Afghan UH-60 Black Hawks – A short (one minute long) video has been produced by the media folks at Resolute Support Headquarters in Afghanistan promoting the progress of the fielding program of the helicopters that are replacing the Mi-17 […]

Portrait of Virginia Hall of the OSS in WWII operating a suitcase radio. Painting hangs in the CIA building and is by Jeffrey W. Bass.

USSOCOM’s Tip of the Spear February 2017

March 13, 2018 SOF News 0

Tip of the Spear February 2018 – The latest United States Special Operations Command publication known as Tip of the Spear has been posted online. The 40-page periodical has a host of stories about U.S. special operations from around the world. Some […]

U.S. SOF, Albanian SOF, and Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces (KASP) conduct combined operations during Allied Spirit VIII at Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Germany. (photo by SGT Karen Sampson, SOCEUR, Jan 20, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180309

March 9, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180309 – DoD and Hollywood, Germany in Afghanistan, Niger incident, new Army sniper rifle, US SOF in Panamanian JCET, expanding SOF, “Gallant Phoenix”, EUCOM commander testimony, RAND paper on deployments, new cdr for 24th SOW, history of […]

1st SOS crew member looks out over the crash site of STRAY 59 - a MC-130E that crashed 37 years ago. (photo SSgt Matthew Fredericks, 18th Wing Public Affairs, Feb 26, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180302

March 2, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180302 – New rifle for the Army, 1st SFAB, Stan McChrystal on Afghanistan and CT, Operation Gunnerside, Afghan GCPSU growing, book reviews, lasers for AC-130, Gary Rose, expeditionary advising, Gov Greitens in hot water, GB Gazette, SOF’s […]