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Special Operations News 20180713

July 13, 2018 SOF News 0

“Amateurs talk mission command, professionals ask about the CONOP approval process.” (All Berets Matter, Twitter, Jul 12, 2018) SOF News Update 20180713 – Estonian SOF Cdr on Russia, Islamic State and urban warfare, reduced focus on Africa, 137th SOCES, Hezbollah […]

Blackbeard's Ride 2018

Blackbeard’s Ride 2018

July 12, 2018 SOF News 0

Blackbeard’s Ride 2018 – this fundraising event will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The event includes a motorcycle ride, BBQ, entertainment, and raffles. The event begins at the Bourne Veteran’s Memorial Community Building in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. It […]

Soldier from 10th Special Forces Group climbs a ladder during water extraction on Chatfield Reservoir near Littleton, Colorado. Photo by SSG Brandon McIntosh, 10th SFGA, Sep 3, 2012.

Special Operations News Update 20180711

July 11, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180711 – Thai cave rescue, Wagner Group, Marine Raider recruiting video, NATO summit, video of AFSOC rifle range firing, Red Bull and flying, Russian SOF exercise off coast of Finland, Australian SAS and lessons in morality, Congressman […]

SOF operator fires M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper system in Grafenwoher, Germany.

Special Operations News Update 20180706

July 6, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180706 – SOF DEPTEMPO, secret SOF programs and operations in Africa, NATO’s cyberwarfare strategy, rule of law and the gray zone, Lake Chad water crisis, gender advisor capability, a low-intensity USMC, SBS pioneer, SOF Tax Cut Act, […]

Members of a territorial defense force train at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC).

Afghanistan War – News Update 20180705

July 5, 2018 SOF News 0

The news coming out of Afghanistan remains bleak. The ‘feel good’ moment experienced when the Taliban and Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) didn’t fight each other for three days has passed. The government of Afghanistan had a unilateral […]

Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska on June 30, 2018. Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Valdes.

Special Operations News Update 20180702

July 2, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180702 – terrorist use of social media, US Army guide to social media, briefing paper on Tripoli’s armed groups, JSOM Summer 2018 edition, book review, creators of History’s Six, NATO’s Brussels Summit (mid-July), Air Force Magazine (Aug edition), MSG Gary Gordon […]