Hungarian SOF

Special Operations News Update – February 6, 2023

February 6, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A Hungarian Special Operations Forces operator conducts training during an infiltration and exfiltration exercise on the Danube River during Black Swan, May […]

Green Beret Ice Diving 10th SFG

Special Operations News Update – Jan 30, 2023

January 30, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo / Image: A Green Beret diver prepares to dive into a frozen reservoir during ice driving training on Fort Carson, Colorado, February 18, 2021. […]

Special Boat Team 22

Tip of the Spear – December 2022

January 24, 2023 SOF News 0

The December 2022 issue of Tip of the Spear has been posted by United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This monthly publication provides articles about U.S. special operations forces located in the United States and around the world. Some of […]

SOF winter warfare training above the Arctic Circle, Kiruna, Sweden. (Photo from SOCEUR video by SPC Liem Huynh, February 24, 2018).

Special Operations News Update – January 2023

January 23, 2023 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: SOF winter warfare training above the Arctic Circle, Kiruna, Sweden. (Photo from SOCEUR video by SPC Liem Huynh, February 24, 2018). Do you receive […]

Airman HALO Parachute Jump

Special Operations News Update – December 12, 2022

December 12, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: An airman jumps out of an Air Force HC-130J during an exercise over Palau. Photo by Air force Airman 1st Class Courtney Sebastianelli, 7 […]

CV-22 Osprey

Special Operations News Update – December 5, 2022

December 5, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: Two CV-22 Ospreys, tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the 14th Weapons Squadron, Hurlburt Field Air Force Base, Florida, take off for a U.S. Air Force […]

Map of Ukraine CRS April 2020

Ukraine – Russia Conflict Update – Nov 2022

November 30, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, tactical situation on the ground, Ukrainian defense, and NATO. This report is currently posted every 30 days, providing curated news for the month. Do you receive our daily newsletter? […]

MH-53J Pave Low

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 […]

Frosty Descent - Alaska Airborne Operation

Special Operations News Update – Nov 21, 2022

November 21, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: Army paratroopers descent to the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Photo by Alejandro Pena, USAF, November 4, 2022. Do you receive […]

Tip of the Spear October 2022

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 […]

CV-22 21st SOS

Special Operations News Update – Nov 7, 2022

November 7, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: CV-22 Osprey of the 21st Special Operations Squadron. Photo by SOCPAC, Oct 2022. Do you receive our daily newsletter? If not, you can sign […]

Irregular Warfare Podcast

Podcast – Civilian Oversight of SOF

November 3, 2022 SOF News 0

Special Operations Forces (SOF) have played a critical role in US counterterrorism operations. But now, as policymakers’ focus shifts from counterterrorism (CT) to great power competition (GPC), the implications for SOF are unclear. Two panelists, Senator Joni Ernst and Owen […]

Diver Propulsion Device

Special Operations News Update – Oct 31, 2022

October 31, 2022 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Photo: Sailors operating a diver propulsion device during high-altitude dive training in California, Sept. 5, 2022. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alex Per. Do […]

GAO Report - SOF Data Needed Oct 2022

GAO Report on SOF C2: Better Data Needed

October 27, 2022 SOF News 0

The United States military has increasingly used special operations forces over the past 20 years to advance and protect U.S. national security interests. SOF employs its forces through a variety of command and control structures around the world. These organizations […]