SOF Interagency Research Guide JSOU 2020

JSOU Pub: SOF Interagency Reference Guide 2020

May 8, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published the Special Operations Forces Interagency Reference Guide. This is the 4th edition, published in April 2020. This 166-page publication (PDF) is a valuable reference work for special operations staff officers, members of […]

The Special Warfare Museum at Fort Bragg has closed.

USASOC Closes Special Warfare Museum on FBNC

May 6, 2020 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) has decided to close the Special Warfare Museum located on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This action is a very controversial move – especially within the Special Forces community. Current and former Green […]

Special Forces M-ATV Syria

Special Operations News Update – Monday, May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOF News SOF Officer Assignment. The current commander of the Special Operations Joint Task Force – Afghanistan (SOJTF-A) will soon be the commander of the […]

Wade Priddy CAAT COIN Advisor Afghanistan

SIGAR Quarterly Report on Afghanistan – April 2020

May 3, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has published its quarterly report to Congress covering the months of January through March of 2020. The report provides updates and assessments on the Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF), governance, economic […]

USAF STS operator MFF

ST Operators Conduct Rescue Training Over North Sea

April 29, 2020 SOF News 0

By Elizabeth Pena. Members from the MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 67th Special Operations Squadron, CV-22B Osprey assigned to the 7th Special Operation Squadron, and Special Tactics Airmen from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron, conducted an airborne operation April […]

SOF in Afghanistan Combat Operations

Afghanistan Conflict Update – April 2020

April 28, 2020 SOF News 0

Summary The peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban has set in motion the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and sets the stage for future talks between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan. The release of prisoners […]

1st SFG 18D Medic Prepares Medication

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 […]

Operation Eagle Claw Desert One

Operation Eagle Claw – 40 Years Ago

April 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

A U.S. effort to rescue American hostages in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran ended in failure on April 24, 1980. The Army Special Forces unit tasked with the mission was to rescue 53 hostages being detained by Iran. The […]