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Special Operations News Update – Monday, June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Topics include ‘Little Bird’ replacement, SOF’s Bronco II, Eddie Gallagher in the news, Russia’s Spetsnaz, French SOF in Sahel, SOF and D-Day, diversity in SOF, […]

SOCSOUTH Communications Equipment Check

SOCSOUTH Maintains Readiness to Respond to Crises

June 3, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Sgt. 1st Class Victor Aguirre, SOCSOUTH. Hurricanes, large-scale migration, counter-narcotics trafficking, and the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have made 2020 a challenging year worldwide. Although travel around the world has slowed to a crawl, crises have not, […]

Combat Search and Rescue

943rd Rescue Group Ready for Search & Rescue Operations

June 2, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Andre Trinidad, 943rd Rescue Group. Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 943rd Rescue Group successfully completed training scenarios that incorporated highly mobile, temporary facilities in remote, austere locations while still performing combat search and rescue operations from 30 April […]

Special Forces Sniper on Helicopter

Special Operations News Update – Tuesday, June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOF’s armed overwatch program, CA teams and RAA, Palantir contract, JADC2, MARSOC’s backpack SIGINT system, ST airman remembered, The Fat Ladies Arms, NK’s commandos, joining […]

CA teams learn Lithuanian Culture

SOF CA Soldiers Learn about Lithuanian Culture

May 26, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Staff Sgt. Joseph Truckley, 95th CA Brigade. Civil Affairs Soldiers with the 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Special Operations, Airborne, conducted a cultural immersion exercise in Chicago, Ill. May 17-23. The 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion is regionally aligned with […]

MARSOC Critical Skills Operator

SOFIC 2021 Report

May 25, 2021 SOF News 0

The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference was held in Tampa, Florida last week, May 17-21, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for the Tampa Convention Center. This was the second year in a row that the annual conference was held […]

Danab Brigade Weapons Training

Special Operations News Update – Monday, May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Future of SOF, new training parachute, UK Ranger Regiment to Somalia, SOCNorth, Israeli SOF, NATO to train Afghan SOF, Navy’s Sealion, Army’s ‘woke’ recruiting video, […]

Swift Response 21 Airborne Operation

Special Operations News Update – Monday, May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Drones for SOF, Arctic and special operations, Navy’s SOF helicopter unit, Green Beret gets 15 years for spying, R-SOCC reaches IOC, international SOF, some SOF […]

AFSOC History

Video – History of AFSOC

May 15, 2021 SOF News 0

A video about the history of Air Force Special Operations Command or AFSOC describes the activities, missions, and events of U.S. Air Force special operations. The video begins with the Carpetbaggers of World War II to the Global War on […]