SOCKOR Parachute Jump

SOCKOR and ROKSOC Promote SOF Truth #1

August 27, 2023 DVIDS 0

By Maj. Christopher Mesnard. Personnel assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command Korea and the Republic of Korea’s Special Warfare Command conducted a combined and multinational Airborne jump training event on Aug. 17, 2023, south of Camp Humphreys, ROK, with participants […]

U.S. Soldiers in Korean War

America Marks 70th Anniversary of End of Korean War

July 27, 2023 Guest 0

By David Vergun. On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel and attacked South Korea. Three days later, North Korean forces captured South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The following week on July 1, the first U.S. ground troops, arrived […]

SOCKOR Change of Command Ceremony 2023

SOCKOR Change of Command – June 2023

June 20, 2023 John Friberg 0

Brig. Gen. Derek Lipson replaced Maj. Gen. Michael Martin as the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command – Korea (SOCKOR) during a change-of-command ceremony at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on June 12, 2023. The position is a dual-hat role, as […]

Map Special Operations Command Korea

Interview with SOCKOR Commander (May 2023)

May 14, 2023 John Friberg 0

The editor of SOF News had the unique opportunity to interview Maj. Gen. Michael Martin, the commander of Special Operations Command Korea (SOCKOR), during the SOF Week 2023 exhibition in Tampa, Florida. Maj. Gen. Martin provided his insight on the […]

North Korea

North Korea – Is a People’s Rebellion Likely?

January 16, 2019 SOF News 0

The lingering threat of North Korean nuclear weapons has held the attention of the Trump and previous administrations for several years. It appears that – despite attempts by the U.S. and other countries to engage with the North Korean regime […]