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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 prepare a healthy menu for Emerald Warrior 18, catering the menu to the dietary needs of special tactics operators participating in ... Read More »

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 Libya, where American special operators continue a secretive hunt for terrorists, including individuals with links to the infamous Benghazi attack. According to ... Read More »

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 is Fred “Tiz” Morrison, thought to be the first African-American Navy SEAL. Technically, Morrison served as a “Frogman” on an ... Read More »

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 one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, and metro Atlanta’s only nationally verified level I trauma center, Trauma Chief Dr. Mark ... Read More »

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 the fifth clause of Article 10 of the Law of Ukraine on the Armed Forces of Ukraine, I order ... Read More »

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 hours with an aircraft with a rear door or ramp wider than 1.7 m2 , with the possibility of doubling these ... Read More »

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 two officials exchanged opinions on the most significant security challenges and threats to NATO and the role of NSHQ special ... Read More »