4th of July fireworks

Fourth of July – Independence Day

July 4, 2020 SOF News 0

The United States is celebrating the “Fourth of July – Independence Day”. The tradition of Independence Day goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of […]

SERE Specialist

Special Operations News Update – Friday, July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOCOM needs new aircraft, Venezuela coup, suicides in SOF community, Germany’s KSK in trouble, Russian bounty for US soldiers, COVID-19 and military, and more. SOF […]

PRISM National Defense University

PRISM: Call for Submissions

July 2, 2020 SOF News 0

The National Defense University’s flagship journal of national and international security affairs has issued a “Call for Submissions”. PRISM seeks to expand and inform the national and international security community of policy-makers, practitioners, and scholars. SOF are among the best […]

Jump Dive Fundraiser 2020

Jump & Dive Fundraiser 2020

July 1, 2020 SOF News 0

The following is a press release (June 28, 2020) from the Joint Event Committee of the Combat Diver Foundation and the U.S. Military Freefall Association. “The Combat Diver Foundation and the U.S. Military Freefall Association will be jointly hosting a […]

2nd SFAB Advisor

Afghanistan Update – June 2020

June 30, 2020 SOF News 0

An update on news, analysis, and commentary on the Afghan conflict for the month of June 2020. Security Russian Bounty for American Lives. Various news outlets are reporting that a Russian military intelligence unit linked to assassination attempts in Europe […]

US and Latvian SOF HALO Jump

Special Operations News Update – Monday, June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOF News Interview – USASOC Commander. The head of the United States Army Special Operations Command, LTG Fran Beaudette is interviewed. He answers questions on […]

MG James Glynn takes command of MARSOC

New MARSOC Commander – MG James Glynn

June 28, 2020 SOF News 0

By Lance Cpl. Christian Ayers, MARSOC, June 26, 2020 Marine Forces Special Operations Command hosted a change of command ceremony today, as the Marine Raiders bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo and welcomed Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn. […]

Royal Marines Uniform 2020

New Commando Uniform for Royal Marines

June 27, 2020 SOF News 0

By Royal Navy, June 26, 2020. Royal Marines Commandos are to get a brand new uniform under the most significant transformation and rebranding programme launched since World War 2. Elite commandos of the Royal Navy are undertaking a bold modernisation […]

Video - 68th U.S. Army Special Forces Anniversary

Video – 68th Special Forces Anniversary

June 19, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Green Beret Foundation posted this action-packed video celebrating the establishment of the U.S. Army Special Forces on June 19, 1952. Read the video description provided by the Green Beret Foundation. “Today we celebrate the 68th Anniversary of U.S. Army […]

SGT Wolfgang Weninger Marine Raider

SGT Wolfgang Weninger – Marine Raider – RIP

June 18, 2020 SOF News 0

Marine Forces Special Operations Command announced the death of a Marine Raider, SGT Wolfgang Weninger, from an airborne training accident at Fort Benning, Georgia on June 16, 2020. He was attending the U.S. Army’s Basic Airborne Course and suffered fatal […]