“Tip of the Spear” – February 2024

Navy Combatant Craft NSW

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted online its February 2024 issue of Tip of the Spear. This is a news rollup of the major SOF component commands and the Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs). Some interesting reading in the articles listed below.

  • SOCAFRICA supports Equatorial Guinea with humanitarian assistance
  • SOCEUR – “Family is Forever – a Life of Service”
  • Partnership Training in Korea
  • Army’s ‘Triad Partnership’ with cyber and space
  • Fires Center named after legendary Ranger
  • SEALs and Cypriot Navy train together in Mediterranean
  • SEALs train during Exercise Dragon Trident
  • NSW free falls with Allied Partners in Greece
  • Air Commando Heritage celebrated by 352nd SOW
  • Understanding AFSOC’s adaptive airborne enterprise
  • CSAR operations during Raven 24-3
  • ASD SO/LIC visits MARSOC
  • NATO Secretary General visits USSOCOM


Tip of the Spear, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), February 2024, PDF, 40 pages.

Photo: A Navy combatant craft returns to the USS John P. Murtha, not pictured, during Operation Polar Dagger in the Bering Sea, Aug. 28, 2023. The operation is designed to sharpen joint special operations integration and provides the forces the opportunity to test new capabilities and advance response options. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Samoluk.