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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Mayhem

Manslaughter charges against MARSOC corpsman dropped by military judge | Army Times

The manslaughter charge against Chief Petty Officer Eric Gilmet has been dismissed on grounds of Unlawful Command Influence (UCI). Gilmet and two Marine Raiders, who have a similar UCI hearing scheduled, faced allegations in connection to the death of...

Ben Roberts-Smith executed unarmed Afghan civilian on ground, serving SAS soldier tells court | The Guardian

An active duty Australian SAS member told federal courts he witnessed Ben Roberts-Smith shoot an unarmed Afghan civilian outside of a compound in Afghanistan. He also told the court that he saw Roberts-Smith order a subordinate to execute an...

He told investors he was a spec ops war hero. Prosecutors say it was a ruse. | Military Times

Derek Robert Hamm, 38, was named in federal grand jury indictment charging him with wire fraud, money laundering, violations of the Stolen Valor Act, using a fraudulent military discharge certificate, and being a felon in possession of firearms and...

Senior Army SOF warrant recruiter charged with sexual assault | Army Times

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Travis Gause, who was assigned to the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion at Fort Bragg, is facing a general court martial this May on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in 2019. Gause’s unit focused on sourcing...

Soldier who made 911 call in case of decapitated Fort Bragg paratrooper now faces charges | Fayetteville Observer

Spc. Alex Becerra, who made the original 911 call from the camping group that included the deceased and six other soldiers, faces charges of conspiracy, three counts of disobeying a superior officer, failure to obey an order, two counts...

Green Beret allowed to retire after sexually assaulting woman in Thailand | Task & Purpose

The Thai translator, who wishes to remain anonymous, said Sgt. 1st Class Kurt Williamson of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) made inappropriate advances and touched her without her consent during military exercises. She contacted an NCIS special agent at...

He won $346m in contracts meant for vets and minorities. He was neither | Military Times

Matthew McPherson, a 45 year old man residing in Olathe, Kansas was sentenced to 28 months in prison without the chance for parole for defrauding a government program intended to assist companies owned by service-disabled minorities. He is also...

Female soldier waives anonymity and slams military court for clearing decorated Delta Force operator in secret hearing and then destroying records | Daily Mail

Erin Scanlon was 25 at the time of the incident, she was based at Fort Bragg where she served in the artillery branch and lived in nearby Fayetteville. She was invited by a friend on September 9th, 2016 to a...

2 special ops Marine vets among indicted in double kidnapping, murder case | Marine Corps Times

Bryon Brockway, a Force recon Marine veteran, and Adam Carey, former Marine SOF, have been charged in connection with a kidnapping conspiracy that resulted in the deaths of two individuals in Nashville, TN. The two veterans and two other men...

The Marine Corps may have blown its case against special operators accused of killing a former Green Beret | Task & Purpose

A high-ranking Marine Corps lawyer is accused of interfering in the legal process surrounding the death of Rick Anthony Rodriguez, a former Green Beret who died in Iraq while he was working as a contractor for Lockheed Martin. Three men,...

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How Taiwan’s Special Forces Would Fight China (Thanks To America) | 1945

The Naval Special Warfare Command is reevaluating to establish a new combat force and is soliciting feedback.  The Naval Special...

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