MSOC conducts Exercise Raven

Tip of the Spear (USSOCOM, Oct 2023)

November 28, 2023 DVIDS 0

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted its October 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This publication features a number of interesting and informative articles about U.S. special operations forces that are deployed around the world. Topics are […]

SWCC Conduct Watercraft Movement by Helicopter

Special Operations Forces Reference Manual – 2023

November 2, 2023 John Friberg 0

The latest edition of the Special Operations Forces Reference Manual┬áhas been published by the Joint Special Operations University Press. The document provides information on U.S. special operations forces of all the services. Topics include the SOF command structure, unit organization, […]

SOF in Arctic Edge 23

Tip of the Spear – August 2023 (USSOCOM)

September 8, 2023 DVIDS 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its August 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. The publication has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations events and training exercises from around the world. Article […]

Special Warfare Magazine

Return of Special Warfare Magazine

August 16, 2023 SOF News 0

For many decades members of the special operations community awaited the periodic publication throughout the year of the Special Warfare magazine produced in print and online by the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJKFSWCS). The […]

Flintlock 2023

Tip of the Spear – April 2023

April 28, 2023 John Friberg 0

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has published the April 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This 40-page pub (PDF) has a number of interesting stories. The highlight of the issue is the award of the Medal of Honor […]

SOF and Moral Injury

JSOU Pub – U.S. SOF and Moral Injury

March 30, 2023 SOF News 0

The Joint Special Operations University Press has published a paper entitled Moral Injury: Implications for U.S. SOF and Ethical Resiliency. The authors share a summary, review and the implications of moral injury in the U.S. special operations community. They examine […]

Map of Mozambique

Counterterrorism in Mozambique – CTC Sentinel

March 24, 2023 SOF News 0

The March 2023 issue of the CTC Sentinel has an article entitled “The Enduring Counterterrorism Challenge in Mozambique”. The article traces the history of a growing insurgency in the Cabo Delgada Province in northern Mozambique. The world took notice when […]

Task Force South West - MARSOC Marine from Special Operations Task Force West provides security at LZ in Nahr-e-Saraj district, Helmand province. (Photo by Cpl. Kyle McNally, 28 Mar 2012).

Tip of the Spear – February 2023

March 17, 2023 SOF News 0

USSOCOM’s Tip of the Spear February 2023 issue is now online. The 40-page PDF has some interesting articles about special operations events and organizations from around the world. Contents: Tip of the Spear, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), February […]

Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service CTS

IG Report on Operation Inherent Resolve – Feb 2023

March 10, 2023 SOF News 0

The Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of State has published its quarterly report to the United States Congress on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). The report summarizes the overseas contingency operation to defeat the Islamic State in […]

Sentinel March 2023

Sentinel – March 2023 Issue

March 3, 2023 SOF News 0

The Sentinel – a newsletter of the Quiet Professionals is published every month by Chapter 78 of the Special Forces Association serving the SF community in Southern California. Their monthly newsletter is available online and by subscription. The March 2023 […]

Special Boat Team 22

Tip of the Spear – December 2022

January 24, 2023 SOF News 0

The December 2022 issue of Tip of the Spear has been posted by United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This monthly publication provides articles about U.S. special operations forces located in the United States and around the world. Some of […]

Danab Brigade Weapons Training

CRS Fact Sheet on U.S. SOF

December 8, 2022 SOF News 0

A fact sheet entitled Defense Primer: Special Operations Forces has been published by the Congressional Research Service (CRS). This two-page PDF provides an overview of the special operations forces of the military services. The fact sheet presents information on: Defense […]