3rd SFGA Training Botswana Troops (Photo U.S. Africa Command, September 21, 2017)

Special Operations News Update 20171010

October 10, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171010 – Military – media interaction, NATO in the Black Sea, podcast on drones and JSOC, U.S. military in Lake Chad Basin area, Erik Prince entering politics, CANSOF in Iraq, Russia and the disinformation war in the Baltic […]

CV-22 Osprey aircraft in flight over Sweden during Aurora 2017 exercise. (Photo by SGT Aaron Duncan, SOCEUR, Sep 14, 2017)

Special Operations News Update 20171009

October 9, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171009 – AFSOC’s MQ-9, expansion of Afghan SOF, Gulf War games halted, CBS’s SEAL Team drama, Iraq after glow, hacking phones in Eastern Europe, FM 3-0 update, senior mil ldrs as advisors, Kurdish independence vote, Hawija liberated, […]

SSG Dustin Wright 3rd Special Forces Group

SSG Dustin Wright – KIA in Niger Oct 2017

October 6, 2017 SOF News 0

SSG Dustin Wright of the 3rd Special Forces Group was killed on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Niger as a result of hostile fire. He was a member of a U.S. Army Special Forces detachment conducting a reconnaissance patrol along […]

Sailors exit a Chinook during HALO parachute jump. (DoD photo July 20, 2017).

Special Operations News Update 20171006

October 6, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171006 – Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident, McChrystal interview, battle of Mogadishu, “R4 &S”, SOF needs cyber warriors, GB to be Pres of U Montana, Philippine ISIS fight, Navy SEAL is technical adviser on movie set, […]

Three Green Berets killed in Niger

Special Forces Soldiers Killed in Niger (Oct 2017)

October 4, 2017 SOF News 0

Four members of U.S. Army Special Forces were killed in Niger on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. They were part of a joint Nigerien-U.S. patrol conducting operations in the southwest part of the country. Initial reports indicate that three U.S. Soldiers […]

Capt. Kaci Dixon, an Intelligence Officer with AFSOC, poses for a photo before an incentive flight on an F-15 (AF photo, March 2014).

Special Operations News Update 20171003

October 3, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171003 – SFABs not quite SF, KIA in Iraq, females in AFSOC, new head of DIA, two Navy pilots die in crash, U.S. drone shot down in Yemen, Egyptian weapons intrigue, Kurds and Iran, Marine Raider SGM […]

173rd Airborne Brigade paratrooper descending under canopy at Rivolto Italian Air Force Base, Udine, Italy. (Photo by Specialist Paolo Bovo, U.S. Army, Sep 26, 2017).

Special Operations News Update 20171002

October 2, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20171002 – 10th SFGA trains up GSB, Canada’s reserve forces under strength, Air Force SOFWERX, new sniper rifle, SEAL hides vaping habit, questions on Jan 2017 SEAL mission in Yemen, India’s SOF, AFSOC assists in hurricane, Dunford […]