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CRS Report – U.S. Special Operations Forces (May 2022)

May 17, 2022 SOF News 0

A report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) on U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) has been updated and provided to Congress. Contents: Command Structures and Components Additional USSOCOM Responsibilities Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs) Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Army […]

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Tip of the Spear – April 2022

May 3, 2022 SOF News 0

The April 2022 issue of Tip of the Spear published by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is now available online. Featured articles include: Tanzania Joint Combine Exchange Training Purple Heart for Green Beret (Northwest Africa) Exercise Cold Response […]

Tip of the Spear April 2021

Tip of the Spear – April 2021

May 14, 2021 SOF News 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has published the April 2021 issue of Tip of the Spear. This 40-page PDF is available online. The issue has news from the theater special operations commands located around the world as well […]

IG Report to Congress OPE-P Summer 2020

IG Quarterly Report to Congress – OPE-P

August 19, 2020 SOF News 0

The Lead Inspector General report to the United States Congress on Operation Pacific Eagle – Philippines (OPE-P) is now available. The report covers the period of April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. OPE-P is the overseas contingency operation to […]

American Way of Irregular Warfare

Review – The American Way of Irregular War

August 4, 2020 John Friberg 0

LTG (Retired) Charles Cleveland has provided an interesting look at the past 40 years of the history of U.S. special operations. He combines his personal observations – tracing his career in U.S. Army Special Forces – with an analytical approach […]

Tip of the Spear June 2020 USSOCOM

Tip of the Spear – USSOCOM, June 2020

July 17, 2020 SOF News 0

The June 2020 issue of Tip of the Spear has been published online by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This issue has 40 pages of articles and photographs about the operations and missions of the various components of […]

PRISM National Defense University

PRISM: Call for Submissions

July 2, 2020 SOF News 0

The National Defense University’s flagship journal of national and international security affairs has issued a “Call for Submissions”. PRISM seeks to expand and inform the national and international security community of policy-makers, practitioners, and scholars. SOF are among the best […]

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JSOU Paper – The Culture They Keep

May 28, 2020 SOF News 0

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published a paper entitled The Culture They Keep: The Role of Legal Professionals in Restoring Accountability and Legitimacy to SOF Culture. The paper examines how the legal professionals of the Judge Advocate General’s […]

SOF Interagency Research Guide JSOU 2020

JSOU Pub: SOF Interagency Reference Guide 2020

May 8, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published the Special Operations Forces Interagency Reference Guide. This is the 4th edition, published in April 2020. This 166-page publication (PDF) is a valuable reference work for special operations staff officers, members of […]