An AC-130 Gunship shoots off flares. Photo by AFSOC, January 1, 2020.

Special Operations News Update – January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20200117 – Curated news about special operations, national security, military defense, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News Green Beret Dies in Parachuting Accident. A SOF service member died in a military freefall parachuting accident during […]

NSW SPIES CH-47

Special Operations News Update – Thursday, August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019 SOF News 0

SOF News Update – Curated news, commentary, and analysis about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world.  GORUCK, Pineland Cutlery, Gallagher case, 19th group, tensions with Iran, Nordic reactions to Russian activities, Chinese hybrid warfare, and more. SOF […]

MARSOC MWD Marops

Special Operations News Update – July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 SOF News 0

SOF News 20190717 Update – Current analysis, commentary, and news about special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. Scaling back in the Middle East, maritime backpack, National Military Strategy explained, ‘gray zone’, PMCs, new publications and books, […]

Iraqi Special Operations Force (ISOF)

Special Operations News Update 20190715

July 15, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. Read about the Army’s new audiobooks, SOF in Eastern Europe, 1st SFGA Group busy in Pacific, CoC ceremonies, “Stop the boat”, Royal Lao Army […]

MV-22 Fast Rope

Special Operations News Update 20190712

July 12, 2019 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20190712 – Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. LTG (R) Ken Tovo with GBF, ATAC a problem, SOF in Syria, military transformation, new Army handgun, Houthi’s drones, […]