11th Airborne Division Jumps in Alaska

Special Operations News – February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: U.S. Army Soldier Pfc. David Hanson, from 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 11th Airborne Division, […]

SEALs Operate Submarine Propulsion Vehicle

Special Operations News – February 20, 2024

February 20, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Operators use a Submarine Exploration (SUEX) diver propulsion vehicle during a sustainment exercise in Virginia Beach, Va. […]

Navy SEALs and SWCCs Train with Cypriot UDT

Navy SEALs Forge Alliance with Cypriot Navy UDT

February 15, 2024 DVIDS 0

Story by LTJG Martin Carey, NSWG Two, Feb 14, 2024. In a constant demonstration of partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean, U.S. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Operators (SEALs) and Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWCC) collaborated with Cypriot Navy Underwater Demolition […]

Pararescueman Halo Jump

Special Operations News – February 12, 2024

February 12, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A 31st Rescue Squadron pararescueman jumps out of an MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Wing over Okinawa, Japan, […]

B-1B Lancer

Special Operations News – February 5, 2024

February 5, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., descends after conducting air refueling operations with a […]

Drone attack on Tower 22 Jordan January 2024

OWUAV Attack Kills Three U.S. Soldiers

January 29, 2024 SOF News 0

On Saturday, January 27, 2024, a one-way drone armed with an explosive was launched by an Iranian-backed militia group that killed three U.S. Army soldiers in northeastern Jordan. In addition to the three deaths, more than 40 U.S. service members […]

SM-2 Block III Missile

Special Operations News – January 29, 2024

January 29, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: The guided missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy fires an SM-2 Block III missile during a live-fire exercise in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. […]

10th SFG(A) Combat Divers Train

“Tip of the Spear” – December 2023

January 26, 2024 DVIDS 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its December 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This is a news rollup of the major SOF component commands and the Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs). Some interesting reading […]

UNPFK Guerrillas with AN/GRC-9

Plan ABLE and Origins of UNPFK

January 23, 2024 DVIDS 0

By Erin Thompson. On 23 January 1951, Col. John H. McGee and Maj. William A. Burke of the Eighth Army (EUSA) G-3 submitted a report to the United Nations Far East Command (FEC) recommending the use of North Korean anti-communist […]

EOD Trains in Wind Tunnel

Special Operations News Update – January 22, 2024

January 22, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians practice free fall techniques during a vertical wind training exercise in Virginia Beach, Va., Dec. 15, 2023. […]

Romanian SOF Train with Navy SEALs

Special Operations News – January 15, 2024

January 15, 2024 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: East-Coast based U.S. Naval Special Warfare Operators (SEALs) conduct visit, board, search, and seizure training with the 164th Romanian Naval Special Operations […]