UNPFK Guerrillas with AN/GRC-9

Plan ABLE and Origins of UNPFK

January 23, 2024 DVIDS 0

By Erin Thompson. On 23 January 1951, Col. John H. McGee and Maj. William A. Burke of the Eighth Army (EUSA) G-3 submitted a report to the United Nations Far East Command (FEC) recommending the use of North Korean anti-communist […]

Pearl Harbor Day Dec 7th

Dec 7th – Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2023 John Friberg 0

Dec 7th – On this day in 1941 Japanese naval forces launched a carrier-based air attack against U.S. Navy and Army installations, ships, and aircraft based on or near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise attack resulted in numerous ships sunk […]

Raid on Makin Island

Raid on Makin Island and Marine Raiders

August 17, 2023 SOF News 0

On August 17-18, 1942, members of the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion made an attack on a small island in the Pacific Ocean held by Japanese forces during World War II. The raid had several objectives – destroy Japanese installations, gather […]

Recovery of Apollo Spacecraft Rehearsal

SEAL Team 5 Celebrates 40th Anniversary

May 13, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Petty Officer 1st Class Alex Smedegard. The sun ascends over the horizon as military personnel make their way onto the compound at Silver Strand Training Complex. After catching their breath from a grueling morning workout, the bagpipes playing in […]

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 […]