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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Air Force Nutritionists Develop Better Diet for Special Operators | U.S. Department of Defense

Air Force special operations forces project airpower onto the battlefield. Dozens of different factors may influence their performance, but there’s one area that can be easily overlooked: nutrition. Airmen from across the United States came to Hurlburt Field to...

U.S., South Korea plan massive joint military exercise to start end of March | NBC News

Annual U.S. and South Korean military exercises could begin as early as the end of this month, say three U.S. defense officials. Foal Eagle, a yearly exercise with the South Korean military, is now scheduled to begin on March 31...

Retired SEAL’s company puts DNA in tattoos | Military Times

Boyd and Wanda Renner used to look at the stars at the same time to feel connected during their long months apart over his 28-year Navy career. Now, the retired SEAL takes a microscopic piece of his wife with him...

One of US Special Operations Command’s Newest Spy Planes Is Hunting Terrorists In Libya | The Drive

With two other mysterious spy planes now retired, U.S. Special Operations Command appears to have fully transitioned to using newer, modified de Havilland Canada Dash-8s for certain discreet persistent surveillance missions. At least one of these planes is already becoming a regular feature over...

The First African-American Navy SEALs | Military.com

Celebrating the contributions of African Americans in military service brings to mind several individuals and units that are well known, like Master Chief Carl Brashear, the Buffalo soldiers, and the Tuskegee Airmen, to name a few. A less well-known, but equally important name...

US Special Forces & Grady Health Train Combat Medics (Multi-Video) | American Security Today

Grady Memorial Hospital is the only civilian hospital in the country that has formed a partnership with the U.S. Army Special Forces to provide additional, formal instruction and preparation for its Green Beret Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCM 18 Delta). As...

Poroshenko enacts regulations on special operations forces in Ukraine | Interfax Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to enact the regulations on the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Relevant presidential decree No. 52/2018 dated March 3, 2018, was posted on the Ukrainian president's website. "According to...

Polish special forces privatise parachute training | Jane’s 360

Poland's GROM special forces unit on 27 February issued a tender for private contractors to provide aircraft, aircrews, and infrastructure for parachute training. The call is for 60 flying hours with an aircraft with doors bigger than 1.2 m2 and 50...

NATO’s Special Operations Chief Visits Croatia | Total Croatia News

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovix on Friday received NATO's Special Operations Headquarters Commander, Vice Admiral Colin Kilrain, and the two officials discusses security issues and the situation in Southeast Europe, a press release from the President's Office said. During the meeting, the...

From Green Beret to Bobsledder: Nate Weber Visits San Diego | NBC San Diego

Sgt. 1st Class Nate Weber took an unconventional path to becoming an Olympic bobsledder. Instead of training in a gym, he prepared for competition while deployed in Niger, Cameroon and Afghanistan. Becoming an Olympian seemed like a long shot but...

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Even generals must learn new skills in tech-dominated special operations future | Military Times

The future of special operations forces technology is less about which new rifles they'll take on operations and more...

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