SOF and cyberspace activities

Paper – Cyber Fundamentals for SOF

March 16, 2021 SOF News 0

A ‘Quick Look’ report by the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) provides information that will help the special operations community understand the cyberspace domain and friendly and adversary cyberspace activities. This report presents information about the formation and mission of […]

The CIA war in Kurdistan

Book Review – The CIA War in Kurdistan

January 26, 2021 John Friberg 0

A recent book, The CIA War in Kurdistan, details the activities of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in northern Iraq before and during the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) in early 2003. The main ground effort of OIF would […]

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 […]

TACP Support to Air Infiltration

Special Operations News Update 20190619

June 19, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News New Acting SECDEF – Former Ranger. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has decided not to continue his pursuit of nomination for […]

CWO3 Taylor Galvin 160th SOAR RIP

CWO3 Taylor Galvin – 160th SOAR – RIP

August 21, 2018 SOF News 0

CWO3 Taylor Galvin died on August 20, 2018 as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Iraq. The crash occurred in Sinjar, Ninevah Province. He was assigned to the Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation […]