Exercise Eager Lion 19

Exercise Eager Lion 19 Held in Jordan

September 19, 2019 SOF News 0

More than 8,000 multinational troops participated in Exercise Eager Lion 19. This is the ninth year of the exercise – an event that provides for multinational interoperability for some 30 nations. The United States contributed about 3,700 troops to the […]

2019 Special Forces Association convention

Special Forces Association Annual Convention 2019

September 13, 2019 John Friberg 0

The editor of SOF News spent some time in Charleston, West Virginia attending the 2019 Special Forces Association National Convention. The event took place 13-17 August, 2019. This was the 43rd annual convention of the SFA. This year’s theme was “A Tribute to […]

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USASOC Receives Congressional Medal Awarded to OSS

September 5, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command has received the Congressional Medal awarded to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The special operations forces and intelligence community organizations that trace their roots to the OSS are receiving an honorary replica. […]