Earning the Green Beret in the National Guard

Earning the Green Beret in the National Guard

January 13, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Sgt. 1st Class Chad Menegay. By most composite measures, the U.S. Army owns a reputation — worldwide and historically — as the best, most powerful, strategically responsive, highly-trained and technologically advanced of armies. There are some who join […]

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Former Green Beret Arrested for Spying for Russia

August 22, 2020 SOF News 0

A former U.S. Army Green Beret allegedly conspired to provide national defense information to Russian intelligence. The former Special Forces officer has been charged in a Russian espionage conspiracy. According to a U.S. indictment, Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, a former […]

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SF Officer is New Commander of JTF-B

August 8, 2020 SOF News 0

Joint Task Force – Bravo (JTF-B) has a new commander – Colonel John Litchfield. A change of command ceremony took place at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. Army Colonel Colonel Steven Barry passed the reigns to Litchfield on August 5, […]

19th Special Forces Group in D.C. June 2020

19th Special Forces Group in D.C.

June 5, 2020 John Friberg 0

Members of the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) from the Utah Army National Guard have been on duty in the nation’s capital. Elements of the 19th SFGA have been moved there in response to the civil unrest in Washington D.C. […]

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Army NG MP Company Trained by 3rd Special Forces

May 10, 2020 SOF News 0

By SSG Andrew Dickson. Soldiers of the 617th Military Police Company, the Ravens, earned extensive training with the 3rd Special Forces Group while at mobilization station located at Camp Oro Grande near Fort Bliss, Texas during the last three weeks […]

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1st Special Forces Group Medics in the COVID-19 Fight

April 25, 2020 SOF News 0

By Kayla Hocker. Green Berets from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are assisting medical personnel at Madigan Army Medical Center, amid the COVID-19 pandemic April 14, 2020. For two weeks, Special Forces Medical Sergeants (18D) have […]

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5th SFG Cyber Det Trains in Virtual Competition

April 22, 2020 SOF News 0

By Sergeant Gregory Summers. While aspects of daily operations have changed for 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) due to the COVID-19 threat, the level of readiness is one that cannot be affected. With creativity and technology, Cyber Operations Soldiers within […]

Green Berets conduct annual mountain requalification training.

Green Berets Conduct Mountain Training

April 19, 2020 SOF News 0

by Angela Walter. A Special Forces mountain team assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted their annual mountain requalification training in the wilderness of Colorado and Montana from October to December. U.S. Army Special Forces train extensively […]

A U.S. Army Green Beret assigned to 19th Special Forces Group lands during a military freefall operation near Cincu, Romania while participating in Trojan Footprint 19. (SOCEUR, June 2019).

Trojan Footprint 19 – SOF in Black Sea Region

August 11, 2019 John Friberg 0

In June 2019 the U.S Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) conducted Trojan Footprint 19. In 2018 Trojan Footprint took place in the Baltic states – exercise the rapid deployment of an unconventional warfare capability of U.S. special operations forces. This […]

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 […]