10th Special Forces Soldiers participate in Exercise Flaming Sword 2016 held in Lithuania in May 2016. (U.S. Army video).

10th SFGA and Exercise Flaming Sword 2016

November 17, 2017 SOF News 0

Video of exercise Flaming Sword 2016 starring Soldiers from the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). The 10th SFGA Green Berets are participating in a tactical scenario during Exercise Flaming Sword 2016 held in Lithuania. (U.S. Army video, 2016, 1 minute-long). […]

A MEDEVAC crew conducts training during exercise Southern Strike 2018 in Mississippi. (Photo from U.S. Army National Guard video by SPC Jovi Prevot, November 2, 2017).

Video – Southern Strike 2018

November 14, 2017 SOF News 0

Video – Southern Strike 2018. A large-scale, joint multi-national combat exercise incorporating various units from the special operations community is a vehicle for providing tactical level training for full spectrum conflict. The exercise was conducted in November 2017 in southern […]

ARSOF Value to the Nation

AUSA Video – ARSOF Value to the Nation

October 13, 2017 John Friberg 0

ARSOF Value to the Nation. The October 11, 2017 panel presentation and discussion entitled Army Special Operations Value to the Nation held during the AUSA annual exposition was extremely informative.  [1] The Association of the United States Army once again provided […]

ATAC Video - Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATAC) trainee of the 203rd ANA Corps at FOB Thunder in Gardez, Afghanistan trains with Afghan Air Force (AAF) A-29 Super Tucanos. (Photo from RS HQ video, 28 Jul 2017).

Video – Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATACs)

July 28, 2017 SOF News 0

ATAC Video – This three-minute long ATAC video describes the training that Afghan Tactical Air Coordinators (ATACs) go through to become certified to call in close air support missions for troops in contact or for ground operations. Their training is […]

Bulgarian SOF take part in Exercise Black Swan 17 (DVIDS, July 2017)

Video Bulgarian SOF in Exercise Black Swan 17

July 16, 2017 SOF News 0

Video Bulgarian SOF – Bulgarian special operations forces are currently engaged in Exercise Black Swan 17. The exercise is a special operations event taking place from June 26 to July 22, 2017 in numerous locations in Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania. […]

Resolute Support Video SHAPE NATO 20170706

Video – Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

July 7, 2017 SOF News 0

Resolute Support Video – SHAPE NATO has published (July 6, 2017) a one-minute long video explaining how the International Security Force Assistance (ISAF) mission in Afghanistan transitioned to the Resolute Support Mission. The video is entitled RSM: for the future of […]

Plane taking off from Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in late 2016 (Photo from RS HQs video)

Afghanistan War Update 20170105

January 5, 2017 SOF News 0

Afghan Conflict Update 20170105 – Obama’s ‘Good War’, Afghan women fighting the Taliban, Afghan economy, videos, Badakhshan’s Taliban, Asia Foundation survey, 203rd Corps Cd injured, Russia and the Taliban, unconventional logistics, civilian meteorologists, ‘four-year plan’, and more. Obama’s ‘Good War’. President […]

RQ-7B Shadow TUAS

RQ-7B Shadow TUAS – Flight Demonstration Video

December 2, 2016 SOF News 0

During the later stages of the Afghan conflict the U.S. Army brigade combat teams (BCTs) and U.S. Army Special Forces deployed with their RQ-7B Shadow drones. The Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) provided real-time reconnaissance, communications relay, and assisted in […]