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‘The normal military rules are out’ — How veterans helped rescue scores of people from Afghanistan
“This is the most American thing that’s ever happened."
Air Force special operations’ next big battlefield: Facebook
“We as Americans want to believe this warfare doesn’t work on us ... but we have no basis for remaining comfortable with that."
Inside the Army’s new training program for special operations bomb techs
"It's one of the best programs I've seen in my 17 years in EOD."
‘Why are you leaving now?’ — A rookie Afghan policeman, a combat veteran, and a shared loss of naivety
“The look of fear on the faces of these local policemen as we left our position is something I will never forget."
How to build more resilient and innovative US special operations teams
U.S. special operations forces are at a breaking point. Here's how to fix them.
Australian special forces allegedly murdered 39 unarmed prisoners in Afghanistan
Australian special forces allegedly killed 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, with senior commandos reportedly forcing junior soldiers to kill defenseless captives in order to "blood" them for combat
British commandos storm oil tanker and foil hijacking in the English Channel
The British Royal Navy Special Boat Service's closest equivalent in the United States is the SEAL Team Six
Watch this CV-22 Osprey as it generates propeller vortexes and takes a bow
You may be badass, but are you "kicking up propeller vortexes and saluting onlookers with a bow" badass? This pilot sure as hell is
What leaders can do now to strengthen US special operations forces
To build stronger special operations teams, leaders at all levels must identify and enforce priorities, focus on health and resilience, and ruthlessly manage operations tempo to provide time for recovery...
Amid multiple murder investigations, Pentagon finds no issues with special ops ethics training
The seven-page report did not find any, "Gaps in the administration, oversight, or management of ethics programs or professionalism programs."
US special operations forces are getting a first-of-its-kind training facility that can simulate hurricanes
A maritime center with a pool big enough to hold a small ship and simulate hurricane conditions is set to open in Currituck County, North Carolina, in two years
Veterans in Congress attack Trump’s case for withdrawing troops from Syria and Afghanistan
Rep. Seth Moulton was one of several veterans currently serving in Congress who picked apart the president's rationale for leaving Syria and Afghanistan
Official Says Navy SEALs Testing Positive For Drugs And Other Infractions Are ‘Isolated Incidents’
Editor’s Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. The Navy Department's second-highest … Continued
Survivor Guilt, A Booney Hat, And The Things Left Behind By Fallen Friends
Welcome to Gearhead Wednesday, a regular gear review column by Chief Kristin Beck (ret.), a decorated veteran of the Naval Special … Continued
Marine Raiders’ Reunion Breathes New Life Into The Corps’ ‘Old Breed’
“People see me at events, or hear that I was combat wounded, and they look at me, and I don’t … Continued
Watch Afghan Special Forces’ All-Female Platoon Train To Kick Ass And Take Names
Within the special operations ranks of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces is a small, elite unit with a unique characteristic: It's made up entirely of women
ISIS Ghouls Tried To Steal Fallen Soldiers’ Bodies In Niger. They Failed
The ISIS bastards who killed four U.S. soldiers in Niger last year were thwarted in an attempt to steal at … Continued
US And UK Forces Are Teaming Up At Fort Bragg For A Radical New Warfighting Exercise
For the past several weeks, thousands of troops have been waging an invisible war centered around Fort Bragg. And none … Continued
The Pentagon Says Everyone Who Watches Or Just Mentions A Disturbing Video Is Helping ISIS
The Pentagon is refusing to confirm whether a disturbing video released by the Islamic State actually shows the Oct. 4 … Continued
What We Know About KSSO, The 2,000-Strong Russian ‘Delta Force’ Training For War
Incorporating lessons from Western special operations forces, the Russian military has established its own equivalent of the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Special … Continued
NBC’s ‘The Brave’ Is Fun, But It’s Not A Military Drama
After a young American doctor is kidnapped by Islamic extremists near the Syrian capital of Damascus, a crack team of … Continued
How Many US Troops Are Currently Fighting In Afghanistan? The Pentagon Won’t Say
Unveiling his long-awaited plan for the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan on Aug. 21, President Donald Trump made an unusual … Continued
Here’s The Real Story Behind That Much-Hyped ‘Boba Fett’ Special Ops Helmet
At the beginning of August, the civilian world lapped up a titillating piece of military news: Britain’s elite Special Air … Continued
The US May Be Rushing Into A Messy New Campaign Against ISIS In The Philippines, Report Says
The Department of Defense is currently considering targeted airstrikes against ISIS militants in the Philippines as part of a named … Continued
This Leaked Delta Force Training Video May Be The Best Recruitment Tool We’ve Ever Seen
It may be almost a decade old, but this leaked Delta Force training video is what aspiring ass-kickers walking into … Continued