SOF Week 2023 Update

SOF Week 2023 Update

May 11, 2023 John Friberg 0

Attending SOF Week 2023 here in Tampa, Florida has been very beneficial. It was an opportunity to see hundreds of displays of equipment and services that are available to the special operations community. The many presentations and panel discussions were […]

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SOF News at SOF Week 2023 in Tampa

May 8, 2023 SOF News 0

The articles published this week by SOF News will likely be at a slower pace than usual. The Editor of SOF News will be in Tampa, Florida attending SOF Week 2023. This event is hosted by the United States Special […]

SOF Week 2023

SOF Week in Tampa – May 2023

May 3, 2023 SOF News 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is conducting its SOF Week 2023 in the first week of May. This national convention for the U.S. special operations community will include a diverse slate of programs, speakers, forums, defense industry exhibitions, […]

HALO Happy Hour at SOF Week

May 2, 2023 SOF News 0

The Green Beret Foundation is kicking off SOF Week in Tampa by hosting a HALO Happy Hour for Green Berets, special operations community members, and defense industry professionals and leaders. The event is scheduled for Monday, May 8, 2023, from […]

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Media Partnership with SOF Week 2023

April 23, 2023 SOF News 0

SOF Week will take place the first week of May 2023, in Tampa, Florida. The venue is the Tampa Convention Center and it will be a gathering spot for special operations professionals, industry representatives, academics, researchers, policy makers, and others. […]

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Registration for SOF Week 2023 in Tampa

March 28, 2023 SOF News 0

TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Special Operations Command and Global Special Operations Foundation (GSOF) will co-host Special Operations Forces (SOF) Week in Tampa, FL, 8-11 May, 2023. SOF Week combines a defense industry conference with a national convention for Special Operations […]

Fireworks Fun

Independence Day! July 4, 2021

July 4, 2021 SOF News 0

The United States is celebrating the “Fourth of July – Independence Day” with a 3-day weekend. The tradition of Independence Day goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, delegates from the 13 colonies […]

National Airborne Day 2020

National Airborne Day – August 16, 2020

August 16, 2020 SOF News 1

By Franklin Fisher, Fort Benning PAO. FORT BENNING, Ga. – Eighty years ago here, on August 16, 1940, while World War II was raging but before the United States had entered the war, a platoon of Soldiers completed four days […]

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New Command Team at Special Operations Command South

July 25, 2020 SOF News 0

By SFC Alex Ramos. Special Operations Command South held a virtual change of command and change of responsibility ceremony in Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., July 24, 2020. The ceremonies are time-honored traditions that represent a formal transfer of authority […]

Ukrainian SOF

Annual Ukraine SOF Tournament 2020

July 22, 2020 SOF News 0

The Ukrainian Special Operations Command conducted its annual UKRSOF Tournament 2020. This special operations competition took place at the UKRSOF training center. A number of Ukrainian SOF teams competed for the title of the best SOTU. Competitors had the opportunity […]

Jump Dive Fundraiser 2020

Jump & Dive Fundraiser 2020

July 1, 2020 SOF News 0

The following is a press release (June 28, 2020) from the Joint Event Committee of the Combat Diver Foundation and the U.S. Military Freefall Association. “The Combat Diver Foundation and the U.S. Military Freefall Association will be jointly hosting a […]

Imperatives 2020 – Global SOF Foundation

March 15, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Global SOF Foundation recently held its SOF Imperatives Forum in Washington, D.C. in February 2020 and released its annual SOF Imperatives Document. The SOF Imperatives Forum featured a number of discussions and presentations by members of the Senate and […]

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 […]