Operation Gothic Serpent

Operation Gothic Serpent

July 18, 2020 SOF News 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 – 40 Years Ago

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 […]

Combat Diver Foundation

Combat Diver Foundation

March 19, 2020 SOF News 0

The Combat Diver Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to preserving the history of the Combat Diver community. Though the foundations story began with a recognition that the class plaques at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School in […]

Proxy Warfare - Hmong Guerrilla Company, Phou Vieng, 1961, Wikimedia Commons.

Pub – Proxy Warfare and U.S. SOF

August 10, 2019 John Friberg 0

A report by CNA Analysis & Solutions provides a study of past and current use of proxy warfare by the United States. It examines case studies of the use of proxy forces by the U.S., identifies several common themes, and […]

Tip of the Spear, USSOCOM, June 2019

Tip of the Spear – USSOCOM – June 2019

August 1, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Special Operations Command has published the June 2019 issue of Tip of the Spear. This 40- page online PDF has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations forces participating in exercises and operations around the […]

Lucien Stervinou

At the Dawn of Special Operations

June 6, 2019 SOF News 0

The Incredible Military Career of Lucien Stervinou By Jeff Goodson There’s a forested canyon above the town of Quimper in northwest France called les Gorge du Stangala.  Drained by the Odet river, it’s known locally for its wild beauty and […]

D-Day June 6, 1944 The Battle for Normandy

D-Day – Battle for Normandy, June 6, 1944

June 6, 2018 SOF News 0

D-Day – The Battle for Normandy began on June 6, 1944. Allied armies stormed ashore in a huge amphibious landing accompanied by air support and paratroopers striking targets inland. Once ashore the troops pushed against German forces and established areas […]

Pearl Harbor Day Dec 7th

Dec 7th – Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2017 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 […]