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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, August 2, 2021

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New ‘4-D goggles’ allow wearers to be ‘touched’ by approaching objects | Science Daily

A team of researchers at UC San Diego and San Diego State University has developed a pair of "4-D goggles" that allows wearers to be physically "touched" by a movie when they see a looming object on the screen,...

Pentagon Official: Recruiting Problems Could Alter Special Ops Mission | Military.com

U.S. Special Operations Command is facing a recruiting challenge that may force it to be more choosy about the missions it takes on in the future, a senior Defense Department official said today. "We have some recruiting challenges, and I...

Official: Special Operators Must ‘Reinvent’ Themselves | National Defense

Special Operations Forces must “rediscover and reinvent” themselves to adjust for the increasing ability of near peer competitors, according to a Defense Department official. Mark Mitchell, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict, said Feb....

Wife of 7th Special Forces Group vet faces deportation under tighter immigration rules | Military Times

A Virginia immigration court on Monday could decide to deport the wife of an Army 7th Special Forces Group veteran, despite provisions in the law that allow her to remain in the United States. Retired Sgt. 1st Class Bob Crawford, 52, and...

Former Navy Seal creates active shooter notification system | CBS 12

Protecting our children in schools. A retired Navy Seal says he has the solution, a system that will immediately notify nearby law enforcement when a killer is on campus. Palm Beach County father, retired Navy Seal and Former Law Enforcement...

The Military Is Relying Too Heavily on Special Ops Forces. Mattis Must End That. | The Daily Signal

At a recent special operations symposium in Tampa, Florida—home of the U.S. Special Operations Command—a senior Marine commander said he was concerned that America was too often going to the special operations “well” to address its military challenges. Unfortunately, he...

GAF commended as govt plans for more special forces training | Ghana Today

The continued efforts of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) in keeping the country’s boarders and territorial waters safe, response to natural disasters, protecting national maritime domain and air space to secure strategic assets, provision of health services, safeguarding river...

Gen. Votel: Russia is both ‘arsonist and fireman’ in Syria | Military Times

Russia is seeking to counter U.S. diplomatic influence by stoking conflict in Syria even as it portrays itself as an arbiter in the civil war, the top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday in notably pointed criticism of Moscow. “I’m...

Israelis Train 500 NAF Special Forces | PR Nigeria

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated another batch of Special Forces personnel comprising officers, airmen and airwomen, from its Regiment Training Centre (RTC) in Kaduna. With the graduation, which took place on 23 February 2018, the NAF has...

Mayvin Wins SOCOM Special Program Support Contract | Executive Biz

The U.S. Army has awarded Mayvin Consulting Group a potential five-year, $47.5 million contract to provide scientific, engineering and technical assistance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. Mayvin will support USSOCOM’s manager for special programs through the company’s program, business and project management, logistics and...

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NATO kick-starts training Afghan Special Forces in Turkey | Khaama Press

Afghan Special Forces were reportedly flown to Turkey last Wednesday as part of a NATO sponsored training event. In...

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