SGT Wolfgang Weninger Marine Raider

SGT Wolfgang Weninger – Marine Raider – RIP

June 18, 2020 SOF News 0

Marine Forces Special Operations Command announced the death of a Marine Raider, SGT Wolfgang Weninger, from an airborne training accident at Fort Benning, Georgia on June 16, 2020. He was attending the U.S. Army’s Basic Airborne Course and suffered fatal […]

1st SFG Mountain Training

Special Operations News Update – Monday, June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Sometimes we stray and cover things like coronavirus and protests (as it relates to SOF, the military, and national security). Monday mornings is about catching […]

JSOU Campus

JSOU Moves Classrooms Online During COVID-19

June 5, 2020 SOF News 0

By USSOCOM Office of Communication, June 2, 2020. Special operations culture takes pride in being agile and adaptable to any challenging situation. The same is true for educating Special Operations Forces. Responding to the dynamic and limiting situation of COVID-19, […]

Afghanistan Conflict Monthly Update - May 2020

Afghan War Update – May 2020

May 31, 2020 SOF News 0

The Taliban and Afghan government are not making much progress at the negotiating table; although some prisoner exchanges are taking place. Former CEO Abdullah and President Ghani have come to a ‘political settlement’ on powersharing. Taliban violence is continuing despite […]