Irregular Warfare Center (IWC)

Irregular Warfare Center

December 7, 2022 SOF News 0

In October 2022 the Irregular Warfare Center (IWC) reached initial operating capacity. The IWC serves as a central mechanism for developing DoD Irregular Warfare (IW) knowledge, concepts, and doctrine. The center will be featuring research, analysis, education, and international engagement […]

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Special Operations News Update – November 28, 2022

November 28, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: MH-53J of the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida. Photo by Senior Airman Andy M. Kin. Do you receive our daily newsletter? If […]

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Security Assistance Group – Ukraine (SAG-U)

November 22, 2022 SOF News 0

The United States has established Security Assistance Group – Ukraine or SAG-U, a three-star command to oversee support to Ukraine. The new joint forces command will be stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany to handle weapons shipments, personnel training, and other related […]

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Tip of the Spear – October 2022

November 18, 2022 SOF News 0

The October 2022 issue of Tip of the Spear has been posted online by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This edition has several very interesting articles about SOF commands and units from MARSOC, AFSOC, NSW, and USASOC. Article […]

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Army SOF Medics to Get Battlefield Telehealth System

November 18, 2022 Guest 0

OPTAC-X, a telehealth company, today announced it has entered a deal to provide U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) and the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (SWCS) with a global hybrid LTE and SATCOM enabled telehealth system. […]

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Mossberg 12 Gauge Mil Spec Shotguns

November 17, 2022 Guest 0

By Nick Jacobellis. There are three war fighting and crime fighting shotguns that continue to serve in a front-line capacity. Even though more rifles and handguns are carried by armed professionals, shotguns also continue to serve in a front-line capacity […]

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The U.S. and Conflict in Syria

November 16, 2022 SOF News 0

The Syrian conflict has been ongoing for over a decade. It began as a civil war between the Syrian government and opponents of the Assad regime. The opposition was comprised of several different groups of varying ideological persuasions. Over time, […]

FM 3.0 Operations

FM 3-0 Operations

October 25, 2022 SOF News 0

The Department of the Army has released its latest version of FM 3-0, Operations. The lessons learned from past conflicts in recent years have been shaping how the military fights and conducts operations. Multidomain operations started as an operating concept, […]

Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance to Ukraine

October 20, 2022 SOF News 0

In total, the United States has committed more than $18.2 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration, including approximately $17.6 billion since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked and brutal invasion on February 24. United […]

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New Air Force Combat Dive Badges Approved

October 19, 2022 SOF News 0

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. approved new Air Force combat dive badges and associated wear criteria for Airmen who have been wearing the Navy scuba badge. Airmen who have graduated the Air Force Combat Dive Course are now […]

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USAJFKSWCS Has New Website

October 14, 2022 SOF News 0

SWCS has a new website and it is chock full of some great information about training for Special Forces, Civil Affairs, and Psychological Operations. The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS) or SWCS for short […]

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SOCEUR Kicks Off Trojan Footprint 22

May 5, 2022 DVIDS 0

Story by Kirsti Brooksby. Trojan Footprint (TFP) 22 is set to begin May 2 and conclude May 13, with U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) proactively working and training together with NATO allies and European partners across Southeastern Europe, the Baltics […]