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Special Operations News Update – Monday, June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Afghanistan heading south, ASD SO/LIC, oversight of SOF, celebrating Father’s Day, Danish SOF, Ukrainian SOF, USAF SR Airmen, diversity in SOF, international SOF, SFABs in […]

Film OIF: The Fight for Baghdad

Film – OIF: The Fight for Baghdad

August 18, 2020 SOF News 0

Army University Press Films announces its second film in the Operation Iraqi Freedom film series. Beginning on 1 April 2003, this film features Coalition Forces’ fight for Saddam Hussein’s capital. The film opens with the fight for Objective PEACH, covers […]

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USASOC Receives Congressional Medal Awarded to OSS

September 5, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command has received the Congressional Medal awarded to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The special operations forces and intelligence community organizations that trace their roots to the OSS are receiving an honorary replica. […]

Operation Commando Wrath Afghanistan 2008

Operation Commando Wrath

October 1, 2018 SOF News 0

By Brian Morris, SF MSG (Ret) On Monday, October 1, 2018 former Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II received the Medal of Honor for going above and beyond the call of duty on April 6, 2008 while assigned to Special […]

What makes a Green Beret Special? A Coalition Forces member pulls security at a province near Camp Price on August 11, 2007, Afghanistan. U.S. Army Photo by Specialist David Gunn.

What Makes a Green Beret Special?

August 30, 2018 SOF News 0

By Steven Boyd Newman, MSG (R), SF For the last five years I’ve been working on a screenplay, Kill or Capture, a true story about a team from 7th Special Forces Group. The men on this team and their story reached into […]