B - 2 - 20th SFG Halo Jump

Maryland NG SF Unit Prepares for Mobilization

April 8, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Sgt. Arcadia Hammack, 58th EMIB, April 1, 2021. “We’ve gone through a very extensive selection process with significant amounts of stress, sleep deprivation, and food deprivation,” said a weapons sergeant with B. Company, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces […]

10th Special Forces member on a snow machine during a four week long winter warfare training exercise in Sweden. (photo by SSG Matthew Britton, SOCEUR, February 28, 20180.

Podcast – SOF in the High North

April 7, 2021 SOF News 0

The new National Defense Strategy has special operations forces spending less time on GWOT and more time on great power competition (GPC). SOF has to be prepared to meet the GPC challenge in many parts of the world. With climate […]

Nasty Nick Obstacle Course Special Forces Assessment and Selection

Special Operations News Update – April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOCOM diversity chief reassigned, AFSOC’s A-29s, Montagnards of Vietnam, ASD SO/LIC, Russia in the Arctic, border crisis, Sahel, Mozambique, podcasts, books, and videos. SOF News […]

ABF Checkpoint on Durand Line

Afghan Conflict Update – March 2021

March 31, 2021 SOF News 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary Everyone is watching for the Biden administration’s next move. It is quite evident that […]

Serbian SAJ Train with US Green Berets

Special Operations News Update – Monday, March 29, 2021

March 29, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Topics include Senate testimony on SOF, USSOCOM diversity, SOF weapons, Recon Sniper, death of Ranger student, great power competition, podcasts, books, videos, and more. SOF […]

C-120 UK Call Sign Omen

Exercise Chameleon 1-21 (UK Special Forces)

March 24, 2021 SOF News 0

By Pat Carty. UK Special Forces have just completed their latest and longest Chameleon Special Force exercise when Chameleon 1-21 came to an end on March 19, 2021. Run bi-annually, Exercise Chameleon provides the opportunity for Special Force units from […]