UK SF on Jet Skis

Exercise Chameleon 23-2 (UK SF)

October 4, 2023 Pat Carty 0

By Pat Carty. Yet again, my imaginary global ball which prompts me about future Special Force exercises, came up with duff information. The reason being that whilst I had almost packed my bags and booked my flight to Cyprus, to […]

IW Exercise Ridge Runner 23-01

Ridge Runner IW Exercise 23-01

June 22, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Edwin Wriston. The West Virginia National Guard’s Ridge Runner Irregular Warfare Exercise 23-01, co-hosted by the Irregular Warfare Center, wrapped up June 16, 2023, at Camp Dawson, Kingwood, West Virginia. The nearly two-week long exercise that spanned throughout West […]

26h MEU Conducts VBSS

26th MEU and SOF Complete AMX

May 6, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Capt. Angelica White. U.S. Marines and Sailors of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU), embarked aboard the three ships of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG), successfully completed ARG/MEU exercise (AMX). During AMX, the 26th MEU successfully […]

Airborne Sniper

NATO SOF Conduct Hellenic SOFEX Orion 23

May 5, 2023 SOF News 0

Photo: A U.S. special operations forces soldier practices sniper rifle marksmanship aboard an airborne Hellenic UH-H1 Iroquois “Huey” helicopter during Hellenic SOFEX ORION 23, April 28, 2023, near Megara, Greece. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Dunlap) Special operations […]

Shadow R1 RAF

UK SF Exercise – Chameleon 23-1

April 27, 2023 Pat Carty 0

By Pat Carty. I wish I had a globe which enabled me to look into the future. There again, I guess if I had paid more attention to the current weather charts, and used them to predict the future weather, […]

Finnish Utti Jaeger Regiment

Finland’s Utti Jaeger Regiment

March 29, 2023 DVIDS 0

LAPLAND, Finland – Conducted north of the Arctic Circle, the Finnish Special Operations Forces Utti Jaeger Regiment hosted Exercise Talvikotka 23 from March 12 – 16, 2023, to enhance and exchange winter warfare tactics and techniques with U.S. Army 10th […]

C-130 “Oman 01” over Jordan (RAF)

Exercise Chameleon 22-1 – UK SF

March 27, 2022 Pat Carty 0

Story by Pat Carty. Due to the ongoing situation in Ukraine, I doubt if there were many in the military, especially NATO, who did not expect their training to be either delayed or postponed, due to the necessity to prepare […]

Exercise Sea Breeze 2021

Sea Breeze 2021 – Exercise in the Black Sea

July 8, 2021 John Friberg 0

The United States and other NATO countries participated in an extensive military exercise in the Black Sea region entitled Exercise Sea Breeze 2021. The two-week long exercise is a joint, multi-national event with 5,000 personnel, 30 ships, and 40 aircraft […]

Exercise African Lion 2021

June 29, 2021 John Friberg 0

African Lion is U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual exercise. This year’s event was hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal from June 7-18, 2021. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations trained together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. […]

Hungarian SOF

Black Swan 21 – SOF Exercise in Hungary

June 25, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Sgt. Monique ONeill and Spc. Therese Prats, SOCEUR. U.S. Army Green Berets and U.S. Naval Special Warfare Operators trained with NATO allies and partners as they reached initial operational capabilities for the NATO Response Force during Black Swan […]