Green Beret Conducts Ice Diving Training

CRS Report – U.S. Special Operations Forces (May 2022)

May 17, 2022 SOF News 0

A report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) on U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) has been updated and provided to Congress. Contents: Command Structures and Components Additional USSOCOM Responsibilities Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs) Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Army […]

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Tip of the Spear – April 2022

May 3, 2022 SOF News 0

The April 2022 issue of Tip of the Spear published by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is now available online. Featured articles include: Tanzania Joint Combine Exchange Training Purple Heart for Green Beret (Northwest Africa) Exercise Cold Response […]

LTG Braga USASOC Commander

Video – U.S. SOF Commanders Testify on Force Readiness

April 29, 2022 DVIDS 0

The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services heard testimony on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from special operations commanders on efforts to sustain special operations force readiness and transform the force for future security challenges. Witnesses included: Army Lt. Gen. Jonathan […]

Naval Special Warfare Leader Assessment

NSW and its Transformative Leader Assessment Program

July 1, 2021 SOF News 0

Story by Naval Special Warfare Command. Naval Special Warfare (NSW) concluded the second and final pilot round this week for its newest initiative, the NSW Leader Assessment Program (NLAP), which focuses on transforming how it selects and promotes future leaders. […]

Air Force SERE Specialist

Frosted Misery: A Navy SEAL in SERE School

April 27, 2021 SOF News 0

This article by Frumentarius was originally published by SANDBOXX. SERE — short for Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape — training is one of the more psychologically challenging training courses the U.S. military has to offer. It is not really that physically challenging, […]

SEALs in Space

SEALs in Space

August 9, 2020 SOF News 0

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander Perlman. It is no secret that Navy SEALs, the special operations force of the U.S. Navy, are constantly striving to out-perform themselves and each other, but how far can they go? In 1984, one […]

Military Freefall Association (MFFA)

February 16, 2020 John Friberg 0

The US Military Freefall Association is a collective of freefall parachutists, jumpmasters, and military freefall instructors bound by their common training, experience, and passion for military parachuting. The association seeks to promote an understanding of military freefall and to maintain […]

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 […]

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter flies at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Dec. 17, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)

Special Operations News Update 20190617

June 17, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News USSF Fighting ISIS in Afghanistan. Thomas Gibbons-Neff provides a glimpse of the activities of a Special Forces team engaged in the fight […]

Combat Divers SOF

Special Operations News Update 20190614

June 14, 2019 SOF News 0

Current news, analysis, and commentary on special operations, national security, and conflicts from around the world. SOF News SHOT Show. The annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade event known as “SHOT Show” attracts a lot of members of the special […]

SARC video - Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman

SARC Video – Navy Reconnaissance Corpsman

February 2, 2019 SOF News 0

This SARC video explains the job and responsibilities of the Navy Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman. The SARC has to perform as a medical provider and as a warrior. They deploy with Navy and Marine special operations units. Watch the two-minute […]