Saber Junction 18 - KASP and 20th SFGA personnel conduct mission planning. Photo by 1st Lt Benjamin Haulenbeek; SOCEUR, Sep 19, 2018.

Irregular Warfare (IW) – Commentary (January 2021)

January 20, 2021 John Friberg 1

The last several years the term Irregular Warfare (IW) has gained increased prominence within the national defense community. It has become a buzzword meaning different things to a variety of people and organizations. Irregular warfare consists of unconventional warfare (UW), […]

IG Report to Congress OPE-P Summer 2020

IG Quarterly Report to Congress – OPE-P

August 19, 2020 SOF News 0

The Lead Inspector General report to the United States Congress on Operation Pacific Eagle – Philippines (OPE-P) is now available. The report covers the period of April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. OPE-P is the overseas contingency operation to […]

American Way of Irregular Warfare

Review – The American Way of Irregular War

August 4, 2020 John Friberg 0

LTG (Retired) Charles Cleveland has provided an interesting look at the past 40 years of the history of U.S. special operations. He combines his personal observations – tracing his career in U.S. Army Special Forces – with an analytical approach […]

special operations advanced training

Video – Advanced ARSOF Training at FBNC

July 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

Have you ever wondered how Army special operations forces personnel become so highly capable in the many and varied missions they conduct around the world? An informative and interesting video provides an explanation of the advanced training ARSOF soldiers receive. […]

JSOU Special Operations Research Topics 2021

JSOU Research Topics for 2021

July 21, 2020 SOF News 0

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published an updated listing of research topics for academic year 2021. This listing is tailored to address the special operations priorities that will guide research projects for the special operations community. The topics […]