Navy SEALs and SWCCs Train with Cypriot UDT

Navy SEALs Forge Alliance with Cypriot Navy UDT

February 15, 2024 DVIDS 0

Story by LTJG Martin Carey, NSWG Two, Feb 14, 2024. In a constant demonstration of partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean, U.S. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Operators (SEALs) and Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWCC) collaborated with Cypriot Navy Underwater Demolition […]

10th SFG(A) Combat Divers Train

“Tip of the Spear” – December 2023

January 26, 2024 DVIDS 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its December 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This is a news rollup of the major SOF component commands and the Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs). Some interesting reading […]

UNPFK Guerrillas with AN/GRC-9

Plan ABLE and Origins of UNPFK

January 23, 2024 DVIDS 0

By Erin Thompson. On 23 January 1951, Col. John H. McGee and Maj. William A. Burke of the Eighth Army (EUSA) G-3 submitted a report to the United Nations Far East Command (FEC) recommending the use of North Korean anti-communist […]

Romanian SOF Train with Navy SEALs

Navy SEALs Enhance Allied Defense with Romanian SOF

December 13, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by LTJG Martin Carey, NSWG Two. East-Coast based Naval Special Warfare Operators (SEALs) and the 164th Romanian Naval Special Operations Forces (ROUSOF) conducted training on maritime interdiction operations, special reconnaissance, and special operations tactics to enhance allied defense throughout […]

MSOC conducts Exercise Raven

Tip of the Spear (USSOCOM, Oct 2023)

November 28, 2023 DVIDS 0

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted its October 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This publication features a number of interesting and informative articles about U.S. special operations forces that are deployed around the world. Topics are […]

AFSOC Theater Air Operations Squadron

AFSOC’s Theater Air Operations Squadron (T-AOS)

October 19, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Bailey Wyman. The Air Force Special Operations Command is introducing Theater Air Operations Squadrons to bolster its capabilities and adapt to the ever-changing operational landscape. “The genesis of this initiative traces back to the post-9/11 era when AFSOC primarily […]

Marine Raiders Conduct Jungle Training

Marine Raiders Conduct Jungle Training in Hawaii

September 21, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by Henry Rodriguez. A team of Marine Raiders recently completed a jungle tracking and mobility course as part of their pre-deployment training program. The course, administered by instructors from the Tactical Tracking Operations School, teaches mobility in a jungle […]

Personnel Recovery in Horn of Africa HOA

Personnel Recovery in Horn of Africa

September 15, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by Dhruv Gopinath. Wherever U.S. service members may find themselves, Air Force rescue squadrons stand ready to rapidly mobilize, deploy and employ to provide combat and peacetime search and rescue in support of U.S. national security interests. In the […]

SOF in Arctic Edge 23

Tip of the Spear – August 2023 (USSOCOM)

September 8, 2023 DVIDS 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its August 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. The publication has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations events and training exercises from around the world. Article […]

SOCKOR Parachute Jump

SOCKOR and ROKSOC Promote SOF Truth #1

August 27, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Maj. Christopher Mesnard. Personnel assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command Korea and the Republic of Korea’s Special Warfare Command conducted a combined and multinational Airborne jump training event on Aug. 17, 2023, south of Camp Humphreys, ROK, with participants […]

Master Sgt. John Chapman

Fallen Warrior: Master Sgt. John Chapman

August 19, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by Devyn Waits. For our Fallen Warrior commemoration this week, we remember Master Sgt. John Chapman, 24th Special Tactics Squadron combat controller. Chapman was born July 14, 1965, growing up in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. At Windsor Locks High School, […]

SEAL Team Three

SEAL Team Three Celebrates 40 Years

August 11, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Chelsea Meiller. It’s a bright, cloudless day. A gentle ocean breeze flows over the terrace as the crowd begins to take their seats. Officers, enlisted personnel, Gold Star family members and friends fill the seats on the Silver Strand […]

MSOC conducts Exercise Raven

Marine Raiders (MSOC) Complete Exercise Raven

August 4, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Henry Rodriguez. Before heading out on any deployment, Marine Corps units are required to conduct a pre-deployment training cycle. What this cycle looks like varies greatly depending on the unit, mission, and requirements. For Marine Raiders with Marine Forces […]