Combat Diver Competition 2023

Best Combat Diver Competition 2023

October 5, 2023 John Friberg 0

The rankings for the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) Best Combat Diver Competition 2023 have been announced. The three-day event took place in September 25-27, 2023, in Key West, Florida. The host was the U.S. Army John F. […]

UK SF on Jet Skis

Exercise Chameleon 23-2 (UK SF)

October 4, 2023 Pat Carty 0

By Pat Carty. Yet again, my imaginary global ball which prompts me about future Special Force exercises, came up with duff information. The reason being that whilst I had almost packed my bags and booked my flight to Cyprus, to […]

CV-22 Osprey

Special Operations News – October 2, 2023

October 2, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A CV-22 Osprey flies over Fort Walton Beach, Florida. (USAF photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway, April 24, 2015). Do you receive […]

DOL Foundation

DOL Foundation – Helping Those Who Have Served

September 27, 2023 Guest 0

The DOL Foundation is a national non-profit dedicated to professionally developing military service members, veterans, first responders, and spouses, no matter if they are currently serving or prior service. The Foundation is wholly donor-driven, with as close to 100% of […]

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Special Operations News – September 25, 2023

September 25, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: SOF operators train in unforgiving terrain at Pituffick Space Base, Greenland to demonstrate operational capabilities that are critical for integrated deterrence and […]

Marine Raiders Conduct Jungle Training

Marine Raiders Conduct Jungle Training in Hawaii

September 21, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by Henry Rodriguez. A team of Marine Raiders recently completed a jungle tracking and mobility course as part of their pre-deployment training program. The course, administered by instructors from the Tactical Tracking Operations School, teaches mobility in a jungle […]

Navy Combatant Craft NSW

Special Operations News – September 18, 2023

September 18, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A Navy combatant craft returns to the USS John P. Murtha, not pictured, during Operation Polar Dagger in the Bering Sea, Aug. […]

Personnel Recovery in Horn of Africa HOA

Personnel Recovery in Horn of Africa

September 15, 2023 DVIDS 0

Story by Dhruv Gopinath. Wherever U.S. service members may find themselves, Air Force rescue squadrons stand ready to rapidly mobilize, deploy and employ to provide combat and peacetime search and rescue in support of U.S. national security interests. In the […]

2023 DoD Cyber Strategy

DoD Releases 2023 Cyber Strategy Summary

September 14, 2023 SOF News 0

The Department of Defense (DOD) released an unclassified summary of its classified 2023 Cyber Strategy. The 2023 DOD Cyber Strategy, which DOD transmitted to Congress in May, is the baseline document for how the Department is operationalizing the priorities of the 2022 […]

Air Force Ranger Assessment Course (RAC)

Air Force Ranger Assessment Course (RAC)

September 12, 2023 SOF News 0

By Hailey Haux. Better leaders up and down the chain, commissioned and non-commissioned; that’s what the Air and Space Force will get when Airmen and Guardians are sent to the Ranger Assessment Course (RAC). As a commander and supervisor, wouldn’t […]

Special Forces Parachutist

Special Operations News – September 11, 2023

September 11, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: An Army Special Forces soldier parachutes during Exercise Super Garuda Shield in Banyuwangi, Indonesia, Aug. 30, 2023. The annual exercise is a […]

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Tip of the Spear – August 2023 (USSOCOM)

September 8, 2023 DVIDS 0

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its August 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. The publication has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations events and training exercises from around the world. Article […]

DoD News Release

SOF General Officer Nominations

September 7, 2023 SOF News 0

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, the following nominations: Air Force Lt. Gen. James C. Slife for appointment to the grade of general, with assignment as vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, […]

Green Beret Spanish JCET 2023

Special Operations News Update – September 5, 2023

September 5, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A U.S. Army Green Beret with 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) during a Joint Combined Exchange Training exercise, June 29, 2023, near […]