fbpx

The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, April 19, 2021

In special warfare milestone, female enlisted airman to enter combat controller training | Military.com

The US Air Force has reached another milestone as the first female enlisted airman soon will enter training to become a combat controller. According...

How small wars fit into big ones: Lessons from the masters of irregular warfare | Modern War Institute

For the last 250 years, irregular warfare practitioners have played a crucial role in almost every war. Their experience has given them the training...

2 snipers set back-to-back records for longest-range kill during the first major battle in Afghanistan | Business Insider

19 years ago, two Canadian snipers were able to set back-to-back records for the longest-range kill during the first major battle in Afghanistan. This...

Afghanistan: ‘We have won the war, America has lost’, say Taliban | BBC News

"The government forces are just there by the main market, but they can't leave their bases. This territory belongs to the mujahideen," a local...

Firearms

Hardcore hunting: 5 tips for keeping your rifle functioning | American Hunter

Rifles are at risk when exposed to different weather conditions. Specifically, cold, snow, dust, ice, heat, and mud all...

- Advertisement -

Opinion

Latest News

7 light tanks the Army used to operate | We Are the Mighty

The US Army is getting closer to adding a light tank back into its inventory as the Mobile Protected Firepower program has reached the...

Subscribe to the largest newsletter in Special Operations

- Advertisement -

Empowerment

Managers: Asset or liability in remote work? | Forbes

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed most work set up all over the world. This has challenged companies on how...

8 surefire problem-solving strategies that always work | Life Hack

Problem-solving is one of the most important skills both in life and work. And while there are a lot...

Between mentally tough and stupid: The fine lines we need to acknowledge in training | Military.com

When aiming for something, we tend to give our all at the expense of other things. Specifically, when training...

You can achieve work-life balance this year | Michael Hyatt

Finding the right balance between life and work is tricky. In many cases, it’s easier to work more and...

Three things in life that aren’t worth the effort | Medium- Sean Kernan

Life is too short to waste your time and energy on unnecessary things, making learning to let go a...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Professional Development

How to build and utilize your LinkedIn profile | Sam Havelock

If you’re serious about your job search, simply having an online CV or job seeker profile on a couple job boards isn’t enough to...

A breakdown of the most popular job boards and to utilize each one | Sam Havelock

The days of circling job adverts in the newspaper are long gone. Today, job boards act as the most popular platform to search for...

Why am I going to interviews but constantly being rejected? | Sam Havelock

You’re landing interviews left and right, but you never actually get the job. For the umpteenth time, your inbox is filled with a string of...

Utilizing LinkedIn on your resume | Sam Havelock

What social network has been on the web long before TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, is home to more than 600 million professional profiles, and...

How to Explain Time Gaps in Your Resume | Sam Havelock

Minding the gap. Even the most effectively written resume will have what we call the “ghost years.” These are gaps in your professional profile, and many...

Rocking out on your resume | Sam Havelock

More than a summary of your qualifications, more than just daily fodder for a hiring manager, the resume is more than just a printed 8.5” x 11” document to the average job seeker....

Mission

In special warfare milestone, female enlisted airman to enter combat controller training | Military.com

The US Air Force has reached another milestone as the first female enlisted airman soon will enter training to become a combat controller. According to Air Education and Training Command spokeswoman Marilyn Holliday, one of the two enlisted women...

How small wars fit into big ones: Lessons from the masters of irregular warfare | Modern War Institute

For the last 250 years, irregular warfare practitioners have played a crucial role in almost every war. Their experience has given them the training...

2 snipers set back-to-back records for longest-range kill during the first major battle in Afghanistan | Business Insider

19 years ago, two Canadian snipers were able to set back-to-back records for the longest-range kill during the first major battle in Afghanistan. This...

How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets’ unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with Russia | Business Insider

With military build-ups and encounters in the Arctic between the US and its near-peer competitors Russia and China, the Army special operations will create...

CIA’s big Afghanistan problem | Spy Talk

As agreed, the remaining 2,500 troops in Afghanistan will have to leave the country on September 11th, which also commemorates the 20th anniversary of...
- Advertisement -

SOF

In special warfare milestone, female enlisted airman to enter combat controller training | Military.com

The US Air Force has reached another milestone as the first female enlisted airman soon will enter training to become a combat controller. According...

How small wars fit into big ones: Lessons from the masters of irregular warfare | Modern War Institute

For the last 250 years, irregular warfare practitioners have played a crucial role in almost every war. Their experience has given them the training...

How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets’ unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with Russia | Business Insider

With military build-ups and encounters in the Arctic between the US and its near-peer competitors Russia and China, the Army special operations will create...

White House won’t say whether special operations troops will remain in Afghanistan after Sept. 11 | Washington Examiner

After President Joe Biden's promise of a full military withdrawal by Sept. 11, the White House remains silent whether US special operations troops would...

Mayhem

Recon Marine held in Camp Pendleton brig in connection with missing ammunition | Orange County Register

Sgt. Gunnar Naughton, a 28-year-old Reconnaissance Marine, is held captive at Camp Pendleton for getting involved in the missing ammunition from the base. Naughton...

Former Green Beret, Army reservist who wore Hitler mustache jailed pending trial on Capitol riot charges | Seattle Times

Detained for civil disorder and related charges, Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, an Army reservist and military contractor, was ordered jailed pending last Tuesday. Hale-Cusanelli was charged...

Retired Green Beret assaulted cop with flagpole during Capitol riot, charges allege | Army Times

According to an FBI criminal complaint, retired Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey A. McKellop, a former Army Green Beret, was arrested for assaulting a police...

- Advertisement -

German Special Forces soldier convicted over gun, ammo stash | The Tribune

Last week the Leipzig regional court sentenced a 46-year-old Special Forces soldier to a two-year imprisonment for breaking the firearms laws. The unnamed soldier...

Retired lieutenant colonel is unlikely to face court-martial in Capitol riot, experts say | Military.com

Larry Rendall Brock Jr. was arrested on Sunday in Texas charged with knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority and one count of...

1st Female Green Beret faces ‘minor misdemeanor’ charge for accidentally firing gun, police say | Military.com

After 53 weeks of going through the highly difficult Special Forces Qualification Course, the first female ever received the Special Forces Tab and became...

Army Green Beret colonel, I Corps chief of staff arrested for domestic violence allegations | Army Times

The current chief of staff assigned to I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, took an oath to protect American citizens. However, he is...

SOF Newsstand

Never Enough – Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning | Mike Hayes

Mike Hayes is a former Commander of SEAL Team TWO and spent 20 years as a Navy SEAL. He was also a White House...

Subscribe to our newsletter