Members of NATO-ISAF DCOS-STAB, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Donors Conduct a Coordination Meeting with the Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water to Coordinate Projects – 2011

The Stabilization Assistance Review and Burden Sharing

September 13, 2018 SOF News 0

Members of NATO-ISAF DCOS-STAB, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Donors Conduct a Coordination Meeting with the Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water to Coordinate Projects (2011) The Stabilization Assistance Review and Burden Sharing “A Construct for Leveraging Stabilization Actors and […]

Army 2018 Russian Defense Exphibition

Army 2018 Defense Expo and Russia’s SOF

September 12, 2018 SOF News 0

Army 2018 – Russia has just held its largest arms fair and conference at Park Patriot, located to the west of Moscow and whilst members of their SOF were not very conspicuous, they could be seen if you knew where to […]

Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) participating in a parade celebrating the liberation of Mons, Belguim in WWII. Petty Officer 2nd Class Brett Dodge, NATO, Sep 2, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20180911

September 11, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180911 – Russian PMCs in Ukraine, Special Amphibious Corpsman, meddling in SEAL rape case, Canadian SOF and keeping secrets, USSOCOM’s super SAW, Global SOF Symposium (Madrid), Admiral Harward on life as a SEAL, Russia’s DPVs, UDPFs SOC, Iran’s […]

SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation

SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation

September 10, 2018 SOF News 0

The SSG Matthew Pucino Memorial Foundation, Ltd provides for the emotional and physical needs of combat wounded soldiers and their families and to the families of the fallen. Matthew Pucino died at the age of 34 in November 2009 in […]

Medical team members rush to an Afghan Mi-17 helicopter with wounded soldiers. The ANA 209th Corps abandoned Camp Gormach, Faryab province. Photo by SrA Nicholas Dutton, USAF, RS HQs.

Afghanistan Conflict Update 20180908

September 8, 2018 SOF News 0

There has been a lot of news about Afghanistan over the past week or more. Two more U.S. personnel died in Afghanistan, the Afghan October election is looming, U.S. policy towards Pakistan has stiffened, the Taliban seem resurgent, Erik Prince […]

SORA / JSOA Annual Symposium

SORA/JSOU Annual Symposium – Call for Papers

September 7, 2018 SOF News 0

Call For Papers In the 2018 National Defense Strategy, Defense Secretary James Mattis put “great power competition” at the center of the U.S. defense posture. But what will this “competition” look like, and what role will special operations play? Competition […]

SOF snipers take part in the International Special Training Centre's (ISTC) Basic Sniper Course. Photo by SOCEUR 2017.

Special Operations News Update 20180905

September 5, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update – Burn pits and Gen Petraeus, SOF footprint in Africa, 100-year old GB skydives, SOCOM’s drones, back story to Tom Clancy’s ‘Jack Ryan’, history of SOF at FBNC, SOF GO assignments, fixing generals, Soft skills needed in […]