Video Marine FET - Female Engagement Team (FET) of the 26th MEU trains with Romanian FET counterparts in Romania. (video by SGT Sylvia Tapia, 26th MEU, Mar 16, 2018).

Video – Marine FET Trains in Romania

March 27, 2018 SOF News 0

Video Marine FET Trains in Romania – A 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team (FET) recently trained with a counterpart Romania FET during Exercise Spring Storm 2018 at the Capu Midia Training Area in Romania. Spring Storm is […]

Video Cold Weather Packing List - Have a look at what a Marine puts in his backpack for cold weather training. (NATO, March 26, 2018).

Cold Weather Packing List Video

March 26, 2018 SOF News 0

Cold Weather Packing List Video – Have a look at what a U.S. Marine puts in his backpack to survive in the cold weather. 21 items weighing a total of 79 pounds will keep him warm. He can then survive […]

AC-130 Gunship

Special Operations News Update – 20170626

June 26, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170626 – SOF Airmen get $$$ bonus, Norway extends Marines, Erik Prince in Somalia, Jordan’s spies, Lockheed’s C-130J-SOF, revival of Haruv (Israeli SOF), Afghanistan update, Lessons Learned from Iraq, and more. Russia is Pissed as Norway Extends […]

Marine patrolling in Lithuania during Exercise Iron Sword 2016 (photo by SGT Kirstin Merrimarahaha, December 1, 2016)

Exercise Iron Sword 2016

December 30, 2016 SOF News 0

U.S. SOF recently participated in Exercise Iron Sword 2016 in Eastern Europe. The event was a two-week multinational field training exercise held in Lithuania. Conventional, airborne, and SOF units from the United States, Canada, Estonia, Germany, UK, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, […]

SOF Operators helicasting onto a rooftop (photo from USSOCOM 2016 Factbook)

Special Operations News 20161227

December 27, 2016 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20161227 – destruction of ISIS, Global SOF Symposium, Afghan interpreters in the lurch, fake SEAL goes to prison, French reporters embed with Iraqi SOF, top 5 Marine Corps around the world, and more. Global SOF Symposium. February 20-23, […]

The Warfighters by the History Channel

The Warfighters – New TV Program with SOF Stories

November 10, 2016 SOF News 0

The History Channel is debuting a new television program entitled The Warfighters. The program chronicles real special operations forces missions but from the perspective of those who lived it. The program will air on Friday, November 11th – Veterans Day. The show […]

MARSOC

MARSOC goes with 9mm Glock 19

October 21, 2016 SOF News 0

The Marines Special Operations Command  – MARSOC is going with the 9mm Glock 19 as its secondary weapon. They picked the 9mm over the .45 caliber for a number of reasons to include accuracy and cost. The Glock provides a […]