Film - 27 Minutes at Son Tay

Son Tay Raid Film Featured at Modern Warfare Week

November 14, 2023 Guest 0

53 years ago, a top-secret mission was launched into North Vietnam to rescue American prisoners of war. Operation Kingpin, known as the Son Tay Raid, was the first ever highly classified joint service operation of its kind. Now, US Army […]

12th Annual Special Operations Forces and Irregular Warfare Symposium

SOF & Irregular Warfare Symposium (Nov 2023)

October 24, 2023 Guest 0

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the 12th Annual SOF & Irregular Warfare Symposium, occurring this November 29-30 in Tampa, FL. The 2023 Symposium will convene senior leaders and decision makers across the SOF community, regional combatant commands, DoD, […]

Combat Diver Competition 2023

Best Combat Diver Competition 2023

October 5, 2023 John Friberg 0

The rankings for the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) Best Combat Diver Competition 2023 have been announced. The three-day event took place in September 25-27, 2023, in Key West, Florida. The host was the U.S. Army John F. […]

Combat Diver Deep Dive 2023

Deep Dive 2023 – Combat Diver Foundation

July 30, 2023 SOF News 0

The Combat Diver Foundation is holding its annual Deep Dive 2023 get-together on Saturday, August 5, 2023 in Perdido Key, Florida. There will be a memorial 5K on the beach, a charity dinner, live music, auction, raffle, a display of […]

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 […]

SOF Week 2023

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 […]

SOF Week Media Partner

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. […]

SOF Week 2023

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 […]