Sgt. Maj. (Ret) Mike Vining - SFOD-D

Sgt. Maj. Mike Vining (Ret) – SFOD-D Veteran

January 25, 2023 SOF News 0

By Walter Ham. If you have spent much time on military-related social media platforms, you’ve probably seen some of the memes featuring a seasoned U.S. Army sergeant major with a Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge and Combat Infantry Badge. The […]

History of MACV-SOG

MACV-SOG History Website

March 12, 2021 SOF News 0

A new website has arrived that covers the history of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG). This secretive unit was activated in 1964 as a joint special operations task force. About MACV-SOG. Studies and Observations […]

Operation Gothic Serpent

Operation Gothic Serpent

July 18, 2020 Guest 0

By Paul D. LeFavor. Operation Restore Hope was a US initiative conducted under the umbrella of the United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between December 1992 and March 1995. The operation was tasked with carrying out United Nations […]

The Special Warfare Museum at Fort Bragg has closed.

USASOC Closes Special Warfare Museum on FBNC

May 6, 2020 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) has decided to close the Special Warfare Museum located on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This action is a very controversial move – especially within the Special Forces community. Sign the Petition! An […]

Operation Eagle Claw Desert One

Operation Eagle Claw – April 1980

April 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

A U.S. effort to rescue American hostages in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran ended in failure on April 24, 1980. The Army Special Forces unit tasked with the mission was to rescue 53 hostages being detained by Iran. The […]