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ST Operators Conduct Rescue Training Over North Sea

April 29, 2020 SOF News 0

By Elizabeth Pena. Members from the MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 67th Special Operations Squadron, CV-22B Osprey assigned to the 7th Special Operation Squadron, and Special Tactics Airmen from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron, conducted an airborne operation April […]

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Afghanistan Conflict Update – April 2020

April 28, 2020 SOF News 0

Summary The peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban has set in motion the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and sets the stage for future talks between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan. The release of prisoners […]

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1st Special Forces Group Medics in the COVID-19 Fight

April 25, 2020 SOF News 0

By Kayla Hocker. Green Berets from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are assisting medical personnel at Madigan Army Medical Center, amid the COVID-19 pandemic April 14, 2020. For two weeks, Special Forces Medical Sergeants (18D) have […]

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Operation Eagle Claw – April 1980

April 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

A U.S. effort to rescue American hostages in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran ended in failure on April 24, 1980. The Army Special Forces unit tasked with the mission was to rescue 53 hostages being detained by Iran. The […]

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5th SFG Cyber Det Trains in Virtual Competition

April 22, 2020 SOF News 0

By Sergeant Gregory Summers. While aspects of daily operations have changed for 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) due to the COVID-19 threat, the level of readiness is one that cannot be affected. With creativity and technology, Cyber Operations Soldiers within […]

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Green Berets Conduct Mountain Training

April 19, 2020 SOF News 0

by Angela Walter. A Special Forces mountain team assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted their annual mountain requalification training in the wilderness of Colorado and Montana from October to December. U.S. Army Special Forces train extensively […]

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CSM Bennie Adkins – RIP

April 17, 2020 SOF News 0

Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Bennie Adkins died on Friday, April 17, 2020 after being hospitalized with coronavirus. He was a career Special Forces NCO who served in the Vietnam conflict. He was also a Medal of Honor recipient. Adkins passed […]