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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Exclusive interview with Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher as Trump poised to intervene in case | Fox News

Gallagher was interviewed with three fellow special forces operators, former U.S. Army Ranger Mat Best, retired Green Beret Scott Mann, and the former Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill, who is credited with killing Osama bin Laden.  All four veterans had been on similar raids...

Sentences Halved for Blackwater Security Guards Named in Iraq Shooting | RAVEN TRIBUNE

The three former Blackwater security guards convicted of manslaughter involving a shooting in Iraq have had their prison terms slashed by half or more. Each was originally sentenced to 30 years, which have now dropped to 12.5, 14, and...

Trump to Restore SEAL Gallagher’s Rank, Dismiss Soldiers’ War Crimes Charges | Military.com

President Trump plans to intervene in three cases involving troops accused of war crimes.  Eddie Gallagher, found guilty of posing for a photo with a war casualty and accused of killing an unarmed Islamic State fighter and Iraqi civilians, will...

Fired Marine Recon Commander Accused of Abuse in Military Charge Sheets | Marine Times

A recon commander, Lt. Col. Zavala, will face an Article 32 hearing for charges of assault, destruction of property, making a false statement, and conduct unbecoming of an officer. While the females name was removed from the charge sheet...

NCIS: Drug ring’s tentacles reached at least 48 service members | Navy Times

An undercover sting resulted in two petty officers being arrested for selling drugs to over 45 other service members. The scope of the operation is still being determined, but the reports indicate that service members depended on the dealers...

CNO won’t let convicted SEAL retire as chief | Navy Times

With a well publicized trial behind him, a recent ruling will not allow Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward Gallagher to retire as a Chief, however, he will be allowed to retired as a petty officer first class.  Convicted of...

JTF-2 operator pleaded guilty after stealing military gear and selling them online | SpecialOps.Org

Cpl. Pedro Collier has brought scandal to the elite Canadian SOF unit JTF-2 after it was discovered that he stole military gear, including gun parts, and sold it online. He pleaded guilty to five different criminal charges and will...

Attorneys in Green Beret murder case headed to Afghanistan to interview relatives of alleged bomb maker | Military Times

Attorneys in the murder case against an Army Green Beret major are headed to Afghanistan to interview the deceased man’s family members as the trial nears.  The interviews will also include civilian and military defense attorneys for Maj. Mathew Golsteyn...

Hearing for Army Green Beret major charged with murder could bring new evidence | Army Times

In an upcoming hearing, attorneys on both sides will be able to present new evidence involving the case against Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, who was charged in 2018 with murder of an alleged Taliban bomb maker during a 2010 Afghanistan deployment.  There...

How a bet on a land nav question left a SEAL student in a coma | Navy Times

“Challenge bets” among SEAL students keep classes fun and foster a competitive camaraderie, particularly during the third phase of training, which Class 326 had just begun.  Wrong answers lead to burpees, pushups and dousing students before chow, although it...

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After 6 years of attempts, Marine master guns finally wins Recon Challenge | Marine Corps Times

Master Gunnery Sgt. Cory Paskvan and Maj. Morgan Jordan won the 12th annual Recon Challenge after 9 hours and...

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