Mossberg Mil Spec Shotgun

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 […]

Special Forces M-ATV Syria

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 […]

Air Force Combat Dive Supervisor Badge

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 […]

Trojan Footprint 22

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 […]

NATO SFA Operator Profile

NATO’s SFA Operator Profile

April 24, 2022 SOF News 0

A new publication, SFA Operator Profile, by NATO offers a information about advisors, mentors, and trainers in the security force assistance environment. The report is published by the NATO Security Force Assistance Centre of Excellence (NATO SFA COE) located in […]

International Defense Legion of Ukraine

Crowdsourcing a Ukrainian Foreign Legion

April 23, 2022 Guest 0

By Lark Escobar. Predictions of the imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine began floating around the veterans’ networks in mid-February 2022.  In the first 48 hours of Russia’s invasion, many handlers from the Afghan evacuation organizations sprang into action; they began […]

NAVSCIATTS Patrol Boat Lght. Photo by Angela Fry, Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School, October 30, 2018.

Special Operations News Update – April 19, 2022

April 19, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: NAVSCIATTS Patrol Boat Light. Photo by Angela Fry, Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School, October 30, 2018. Ukrainians Graduate from NSCITTS Training. […]

SOF Vision and Strategy 2022

U.S. SOF Vision and Strategy

April 12, 2022 John Friberg 0

U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations / Low Intensity Conflict (ASD SO/LIC) have released its Special Operations Forces Vision & Strategy document (April 11, 2022). Vision Statement. The document leads off with […]