5th SFG(A) Dive Requalification

Special Operations News – Nov 27, 2023

November 27, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Green Berets with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice underwater transportation methods Sept. 2022, near Fort Campbell, Ky. Green Berets continually adapt […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2023 SOF News 0

SOF News wishes all deployed Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, Sailors, DoD Civilians, DoD Contractors, security professionals, humanitarian aid workers, and that occasional OGA guy a Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you get a day of rest, eat some Turkey, and watch some football! […]

Marine Raider MFF

Special Operations News – Monday, November 13, 2023

November 13, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Marine Raiders rehearse advanced military free fall jumps at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 1, 2021. Military free fall sustainment training is necessary […]

SEAL Diving 2023

Special Operations News – November 6, 2023

November 6, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: An East-coast-based U.S. Naval Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) prepares to descend below the surface during dive training with Polish special forces, June […]

Sky Soldier Italy

Special Operations News – October 30, 2023

October 30, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: An Army paratrooper descends from the sky during an airborne operation over Frida drop zone in Pordenone, Italy on August 31, 2023. […]

Special Warfare Pararescue Video

Video – Air Force Special Warfare Pararescue

October 27, 2023 SOF News 0

Sometimes, even the bravest need saving. It’s up to the highly trained Airmen who make up Pararescue (PJs) to provide those rescues. Combining medical skills with elite combat skills, these Airmen are experts in personnel recovery and combat search and […]

USS Carney Engages Houthi Missiles and UAVs

Special Operations News – October 23, 2023

October 23, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) stand watch in the ship’s Combat Information Center during an […]

NSW Combatant Craft

Special Operations News – October 16, 2023

October 16, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Naval Special Warfare Combatant Craft (image from DVIDS video, 3 Oct 2023). Do you receive our daily newsletter? If not, you can […]

Military Writers Symposium 2023, Norwich University

Military Writers Symposium

October 10, 2023 SOF News 0

SOF News will be offline for a few days. The editor is attending the Military Writers Symposium at Norwich University, in Northfield, Vermont. We will be back to publishing articles online and emailing our newsletter on Monday, October 16, 2023. […]

CV-22 Osprey Tail Gunner

Special Operations News – October 9, 2023

October 8, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: Staff Sgt. John Rosine, 20th Special Operations Squadron special missions aviator, observes the landscape on his assigned CV-22 Osprey at Melrose Air […]

Banner - Hamas Attack on Israel (Oct 2023)

Israel Under Attack

October 7, 2023 SOF News 0

Hamas terrorists crossed Israel’s border from the Gaza Strip (CIA Map) by land (including tunnels), sea, and air (hang gliders) to conduct surprise multipronged attacks against military and civilian targets in central and southern Israel early on Saturday, 7 October […]

CV-22 Osprey

Special Operations News – October 2, 2023

October 2, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A CV-22 Osprey flies over Fort Walton Beach, Florida. (USAF photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway, April 24, 2015). Do you receive […]

SOF in Arctic Edge 23

Special Operations News – September 25, 2023

September 25, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: SOF operators train in unforgiving terrain at Pituffick Space Base, Greenland to demonstrate operational capabilities that are critical for integrated deterrence and […]

Navy Combatant Craft NSW

Special Operations News – September 18, 2023

September 18, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A Navy combatant craft returns to the USS John P. Murtha, not pictured, during Operation Polar Dagger in the Bering Sea, Aug. […]