Ukrainian SOF

Annual Ukraine SOF Tournament 2020

July 22, 2020 SOF News 0

The Ukrainian Special Operations Command conducted its annual UKRSOF Tournament 2020. This special operations competition took place at the UKRSOF training center. A number of Ukrainian SOF teams competed for the title of the best SOTU. Competitors had the opportunity […]

JSOU Special Operations Research Topics 2021

JSOU Research Topics for 2021

July 21, 2020 SOF News 0

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published an updated listing of research topics for academic year 2021. This listing is tailored to address the special operations priorities that will guide research projects for the special operations community. The topics […]

Operation Gothic Serpent

Operation Gothic Serpent

July 18, 2020 SOF News 0

By Paul D. LeFavor. Operation Restore Hope was a US initiative conducted under the umbrella of the United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between December 1992 and March 1995. The operation was tasked with carrying out United Nations […]

Tip of the Spear June 2020 USSOCOM

Tip of the Spear – USSOCOM, June 2020

July 17, 2020 SOF News 0

The June 2020 issue of Tip of the Spear has been published online by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This issue has 40 pages of articles and photographs about the operations and missions of the various components of […]

Book Review - Fire in the Jungle

Book Review – Fire in the Jungle

July 16, 2020 SOF News 0

“A Study of One of America’s Most Successful Unconventional Warfare Campaigns”. Fire in the Jungle is a book that informs those seeking to understand unconventional warfare and how resistance groups form up and fight an occupying power. The resistance movement […]


Special Operations News Update – Tuesday, July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOF officer assignments, GB fights extradition, SOCOM’s overwatch plane, SOF mountaineering course, KSK, CTS, irregular warfare, podcasts, videos, webinars, Somalia update, COVID-19 and the military, […]

4th of July fireworks

Fourth of July – Independence Day

July 4, 2020 SOF News 0

The United States is celebrating the “Fourth of July – Independence Day”. The tradition of Independence Day goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of […]

SERE Specialist

Special Operations News Update – Friday, July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. SOCOM needs new aircraft, Venezuela coup, suicides in SOF community, Germany’s KSK in trouble, Russian bounty for US soldiers, COVID-19 and military, and more. SOF […]