404th Civil Affairs Battalion

404th CA Bn (USAR) Maintains Airborne Skills

August 20, 2020 SOF News 0

By Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Williams. JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Clip, clip, snap … an Army Reserve paratrooper breathes heavily through his facemask while donning the harness of an MC-6 parachute. As the paratrooper adjusts his parachute, noises could […]

The Tour - SWCC Hell Week

The Tour – SWCC’s Hell Week

August 7, 2020 SOF News 0

By Petty Officer 1st Class Sean Weir. Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) operators complete demanding tactical training throughout their careers, but before becoming a SWCC operator they must first pass a 72-hour crucible during the fifth week of the SWCC […]

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. […]

SGT Wolfgang Weninger Marine Raider

SGT Wolfgang Weninger – Marine Raider – RIP

June 18, 2020 SOF News 0

Marine Forces Special Operations Command announced the death of a Marine Raider, SGT Wolfgang Weninger, from an airborne training accident at Fort Benning, Georgia on June 16, 2020. He was attending the U.S. Army’s Basic Airborne Course and suffered fatal […]

JSOU Campus

JSOU Moves Classrooms Online During COVID-19

June 5, 2020 SOF News 0

By USSOCOM Office of Communication, June 2, 2020. Special operations culture takes pride in being agile and adaptable to any challenging situation. The same is true for educating Special Operations Forces. Responding to the dynamic and limiting situation of COVID-19, […]

Green Berets conduct annual mountain requalification training.

Green Berets Conduct Mountain Training

April 19, 2020 SOF News 0

by Angela Walter. A Special Forces mountain team assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted their annual mountain requalification training in the wilderness of Colorado and Montana from October to December. U.S. Army Special Forces train extensively […]

SOF Operator in Invincible Sentry 20

Invincible Sentry 20 – Uzbekistan

March 25, 2020 SOF News 0

U.S. Central Command conducted Invincible Sentry 20, a bilateral exercise hosted by the government of Uzbekistan in military training facilities within the Tashkent region from February 24 to March 2, 2020. Invincible Sentry 20 was a crisis response rehearsal designed […]

Combat Diver Foundation

Combat Diver Foundation

March 19, 2020 SOF News 0

The Combat Diver Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to preserving the history of the Combat Diver community. Though the foundations story began with a recognition that the class plaques at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School in […]