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5th time’s the charm? Pentagon has yet another civilian leader of special operations in 3 years
Ezra Cohen is currently performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense of special operations and low-intensity conflict.
The Pentagon is playing its C Team with so many top positions left unfilled
The U.S. military is effectively being held together by chewing gum and rubber bands.
Germany to disband elite Special Forces company over links to far-right extremists
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's defense minister plans to disband a company of its elite KSK special forces in an effort...
Special operations Marine dies during airborne training at Fort Benning
'Our sincere thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.'
‘Harley riding, tequila-drinking Navy SEAL’ nominated to oversee special operations at the Pentagon
If confirmed by the Senate, Louis Bremer would become the Pentagon's first permanent top civilian overseeing special operations since June
Meet the real life Green Beret that ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ turned into a playable character
Now Tu Lam can add "video game character" to a list of titles that include: Green Beret, veteran, entrepreneur, martial artist, and all-around badass.
US and partner forces kick off annual exercise to better counter violent extremism in Africa
Forces from over 30 countries plan to participate.
The Army is thinking about giving SOF PSYOP soldiers a distinctive new beret
The Army is looking into a new uniform item for psychological operations soldiers in its special operations units, and it may or may not be a grey beret
Pentagon official overseeing special operations resigns after just 4 months on the job
Mark Mitchell became the first service member to be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross during the post 9/11 wars.
SOCOM announces ‘comprehensive review’ of culture and ethics in special ops
The head of U.S. Special Operations Command has announced an immediate review of the culture, ethics, and recruiting of members of Special Operations Forces in light of recent incidents that have gotten the command on the proverbial skyline.
White House says US will leave 200 troops in Syria ‘for a period of time’
The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump pulled back from a complete withdrawal.
The Night Stalkers cruised through the streets of Los Angeles and scared the hell out of everyone
The Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment is conducting training in L.A. until February 9th.
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
Ex-US Special Ops Were Reportedly Hired To Assassinate Yemeni Political Figures
American mercenaries — some of whom were ex-special operators with Army Special Forces, SEAL Team 6, and the CIA — were hired...
Meet The Special Operations Doctor NASA Plans On Shooting Into Outer Space
Next June, Army Lt. Col. Andrew Morgan will strap into a capsule on the top of a Russian Soyuz-FG rocket....
Medal of Honor Nominee John Chapman Is Getting a Film About His Life
In 2002, John Chapman survived alone on top of Roberts Ridge through a cold Afghan night, fending off assaults by...
Operators Are Bitterly Infighting Over The Latest Medal Of Honor Announcement
The White House announced on Monday that President Donald Trump would award retired Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski the Medal of...
This Tactical Watch Has The Navy SEAL Of Approval. But Can It Stand Up To The G-Shock?
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Russia Threatens To Attack US Special Forces In Syria If Provocations Continue
The Russian military will target areas in Syria occupied by American special forces and their local allies if Moscow’s troops...
Leader Of ISIS In Afghanistan Killed By US Forces 3 Months After Assuming Command
The leader of ISIS forces in Afghanistan was killed in a U.S. strike in eastern Afghanistan last week, the Department...
US Forces Strike Al-Shabab Again As War In Somalia Heats Up
A group of al Shabab fighters in war-torn Somalia were targeted by a U.S. self-defense strike on July 4 that...
Navy SEALs Kill 7 Al Qaeda Militants In Yemen Raid
U.S. Navy SEALs killed seven militants in an early morning raid on a compound associated with al Qaeda Yemen branch in...
New SOCPAC Commander First Marine To Lead Theater-Level Special Operations Command
Maj. Gen. Daniel Yoo took command of Pacific Special Operations on Friday, becoming the first Marine to head a theater-level...
The Pentagon Wants To Send Thousands More Troops Back to Afghanistan
The Department of Defense will ask the White House to order the deployment of between 3,000 and 5,000 more U.S....