Tag: special operations command

Green Berets, Long Range Desert Movement

Green Berets with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct a 500-mile movement in the rough terrain of west Texas, March 2020.The Soldiers modified and innovated their load-bearing while testing the newer Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1, during the movement they also conducted heavy weapons, mortar, ground fire maneuvers, and demolition training. Video by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hewitt

Navy SEAL History: Part One

A glimpse into the origins of the U.S. Navy’s Sea, Air and Land teams (SEALs). Beginning in August 1942, SEALs have specialized in unconventional warfare, counter-guerrilla warfare and clandestine operations, watch as SEALs have evolved over history into one of the most elite military groups in the world, August 1, 2018. (Navy video / Petty Officer Third Class Taylor Stinson)

Air Force Special Tactics

Air Force Special Tactics airmen are the service's ground special operations component. With more than 650 combat mission support airmen and 1,000 Special Tactics operators in 29 locations, they are experts in global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations

Army identifies two special operations soldiers killed in helicopter crash

The Army has identified two special operations soldiers who were killed on Thursday when their helicopter crashed during a training mission in California: Staff Sgt. Vincent P. Marketta, who is a Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, and Sgt. Tyler M. Shelton. Both Marketta and Shelton were assigned to the Army’s legendary 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment […]