General Clarke on strategy

SOF to Remain Integral to U.S. Strategy

May 20, 2020 SOF News 0

By Jim Garamone. Special operations forces will remain an integral part of the nation’s solutions to top strategic problems, but they will change, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said. At a virtual conference last week sponsored by the […]

USSOCOM Culture and Ethics Comprehensive Review January 2020

USSOCOM Report on SOF Culture and Ethics

January 29, 2020 John Friberg 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has released a 69-page report entitled United States Special Operations Command Comprehensive Review. USSOCOM was directed by Congress to conduct a review of its culture and report back to it with its findings. […]

Tip of the Spear, USSOCOM, June 2019

Tip of the Spear – USSOCOM – June 2019

August 1, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Special Operations Command has published the June 2019 issue of Tip of the Spear. This 40- page online PDF has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations forces participating in exercises and operations around the […]

LTG Richard Clarke has been nominated to be the next commander of USSOCOM. Official photo, DoD, August 9, 2017.

LTG Richard Clarke – Next USSOCOM Commander

August 20, 2018 SOF News 0

LTG Richard Clarke has been nominated for a fourth star and is likely to be the next commander of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) based in Tampa, Florida. He spent six years with the 75th Ranger Regiment. He […]

USSOCOM Para-Commandos

Para-Commandos of USSOCOM

December 8, 2016 SOF News 0

The USSOCOM Para-Commandos are the precision parachute team of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The team started up in 1991 and do parachute demonstration jumps on behalf of USSOCOM. The USSOCOM Para-Commandos […]

TALOS Iron Man Suit - Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (image from RDECOM video, 28 May 2015).

TALOS Iron Man Suit Prototype for USSOCOM

November 26, 2016 John Friberg 0

A prototype TALOS Iron Man Suit may soon be available for testing by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) at MacDill Air Base, Florida. The Tactical Light Operator Suit or TALOS is aimed at providing special operators (Green Berets, […]

General Thomas - USSOCOM

Security Challenges – According to USSOCOM Commander

October 31, 2016 SOF News 0

Security challenges that the United States faces today are many. General Thomas, Commander of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) talks about these challenges at a university forum. He recently spent time at the International Security Studies Program (ISSP) […]

BSAG training with SOCSouth

SOCSouth and Belize Special Assignment Group (BSAG)

August 4, 2016 John Friberg 0

Special Operations Command South (SOCSouth) and 1-228th Aviation (Joint Task Force Bravo) recently conducted a training exercise with some specialized units of Belize. In late July the U.S. personnel worked with the Belize Special Assignment Group (BSAG) and Belize Coast […]