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Monday, December 5, 2022

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SOFIC News: SOCOM to award more than $1 billion to small businesses in 2021 | National Defense

Special Operations Command awarded $1 billion in contracts to small companies last year. This year, the command plans to do the same thing, particularly now that they focus their efforts on utilizing small business innovation. Because of its reputation...

SOCOM selects 5 Armed Overwatch prototypes | Air Force Magazine

The Armed Overwatch campaign to acquire a low-cost aircraft to fly surveillance and strikes in austere locations has completed a grant of $19.2 million to five companies for concept presentations. The aircraft selected to proceed include Leidos Inc.’s Bronco...

‘They are absolutely going to kill us’ — Afghans who helped the US fear being left behind | Military Times

Thousands of Afghans who helped the war effort risk being left trapped and experiencing Taliban retaliation as American and NATO forces begin to withdraw from Afghanistan. According to Ayazudin Hilal, who worked as an interpreter with US troops on...

Cold front: Special Operations Forces bracing for Arctic missions | National Defense

For more than 20 years US Special Operations Forces have been deployed to some of the world's deadliest and barren locations. With the Pentagon's increased emphasis on great power rivalry, they may likely realize themselves spending a lot of...

Time crunch for Afghanistan withdrawal is producing a big trash pile | Defense One

As the troops are slowly withdrawing from Afghanistan, they are slowly getting rid of their equipment as well. More than 1,800 pieces of equipment have been sent to the Defense Logistics Agency for destruction, and more than 100 C-17...

Why Green Beret training involves shooting out of a Toyota Corolla and ramming vehicles | Task & Purpose

Recently, photos of Green Berets wearing everyday clothes and carrying sidearms and M4s as they engage targets from behind went viral. As cool as it sounds, the scene is part of their Low-Visibility Force Protection Training in Dalton, New...

This badass congressman was the Special Forces doctor who interrogated Saddam Hussein | We Are the Mighty

Mark Green, the Special Forces doctor who interrogated Saddam Hussein, is now serving the country by being a member of Congress. Green was commissioned as an Infantry Officer after graduating from West Point in 1986. He was admitted into...

Air Force awards A-10 pilot for skillfully belly-landing her plane without landing gear after ‘catastrophic’ failure | Business Insider

The US Air Force has awarded Capt. Taylor Bye, a 75th Fighter Squadron pilot, the Air Combat Command Airmanship Award for successfully pulling off an emergency belly landing in her A-10C Thunderbolt II attack aircraft in April 2020. The...

US Naval Special Warfare Operators strengthen maritime capabilities in Europe | DVIDS

US Naval Special Warfare Operators in Europe started the Trojan Footprint, which has utilized SEAL and Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWCC) teams in Romania and the Black Sea. The Trojan Footprint 21 is the premier annual SOF exercise led...

Senate poised to deliver gigantic bill covering 11 military toxic exposure illnesses | Military.com

For a long time, veterans' benefits sickened by exposure to burn pits and other toxins have been debated. Recently, a new act, known as the True Cost of War Recognition Act, has been filed. Once approved, around 3.5 million...

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Special Operations Forces soldier describes battle for village in south of Ukraine | Ukrainska Pravda

Special Operations Forces (SOF) have revealed how they freed a village in the south of Ukraine.  In an interview with...

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