USAF pararescuemen conduct a HAHO MFF in Afghanistan. (photo by Tech Sgt Gregory Brook, March 4, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180319

March 19, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180319 – Kurds fighting Turkish forces (not ISIS), HH-60 crash in Iraq, building coalitions, 4th Recon Bn Cdr dies, USMC seeks RIAB for PSYOP, NATO’s annual report, ‘7 Days in Entebbe’, Singapore’s combat divers, SF field kitchen […]

Special Forces Green Berets prepare their weapons and gear prior to a training event. (photo by Tech Sgt Jorge Intriago, South Carolina National Guard, May 19, 2014).

Special Operations News Update 20180314

March 14, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180313 – AFSOC Air Commando recognized, UW in Lithuania, American Freedom Distillery, SF in Africa, Ranger School and life lessons, 1st SOW and Facebook, female Rangers talk on career, SF medic receives award, SEAL takes Gold in […]

Combat Diver Foundation

Combat Diver Foundation

March 4, 2018 SOF News 0

Combat Diver Foundation – Preserving and memorializing the heritage of the Combat Diver community. This non-profit organization is dedicated to preserving the memory of the elite Combat Diver community. The organization’s ultimate goal is the construction of the Combat Diver […]

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 […]

Soldiers from GSB 10th SFGA Conduct Sling Load Training during battalion field training exercise at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site. (Photo by CPT Benjamin F. Moe, Oct 20, 2017).

Special Operations News Update 20171026

October 26, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update – McChrystal interview, Bolduc on SOF in Niger, US Navy SEAL rape case unjust, SOF tests new airborne navigation system, AAF gets more A-29s, Extortion 17, Afghan commandos doubling in size, countering Russian disinformation, Marine and SOCOM […]

AMP BUEHRING, Kuwait (Oct. 17, 2017) – SFC Jonathan Newell, headquarters NCOIC for the 7th SFG, monitors jumpers during their descent. The air mission was a recertification jump monitored by members of the SOJTF and 1st TSC. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jacqueline Whitt)

Special Operations News Update 20171025

October 25, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171025 – New uniform for Canada’s elite, US obesity affects recruiting, SOF’s MC-12S aircraft, French CT mission in Africa, Exercise Lightning Forge 2017, 12 Strong, SEAL Foundation relocates, OSS Award to BU professor, local businesses help out 7th […]

SEAL Team Review

Review – SEAL Team on CBS

September 28, 2017 John Friberg 0

SEAL Team Review. Three of the television networks are presenting TV dramas about special operations this fall. CBS aired the premiere of SEAL Team on Wednesday 9/8c, September 27th. The lead character is David Boreanaz who starred in the TV drama Bones. […]

Special Operations News Update – 20170619

June 19, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170619 – Organization, mission, and training of the 75th Ranger Regiment; new approaches needed for an over-extended SOF force; a profile of the 5th Special Forces Group; USSOCOM shopping list; info on Bill McRaven at University of […]

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, […]