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Afghan Special Forces arrest ISIS Khurasan militant in Kabul | Khaama

The security arrested a militant affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurqasan (ISIS-K) in Kabul. The informed military officials confirmed that the Special Forces arrested the ISIS-K militant during a Special Operation in Kabul. The officials did not disclose further information regarding the operation. This comes as the Afghan Special Forces arrested 5 militants of the terror ... Read More »

Special operations pilot found not guilty of sexual assault | Airforce Times

Lt. Col. Michael B. Black, a C-145A Skytruck instructor pilot and combat aviation adviser with the Air Force Reserve, was found not guilty Saturday on a charge of sexual assault. Ilka Cole, a spokeswoman for the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, said that a military judge there found Black not guilty of all three specifications ... Read More »

Over 20 Afghan Commandos Killed in Ambush by Taliban in West Afghanistan | News18

At least 20 Afghan commandos were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, marking yet another loss for the elite troops amid a push to end the war. Provincial governor Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai said the special forces soldiers were ambushed Monday after flying into Abkamari district in Badghis province, a known Taliban hot spot. “The commando ... Read More »

Teen injured as baby by Gaza rocket joins top IDF commando unit | Israel National News

A teenager who as a baby was seriously wounded in a rocket strike from Gaza has been accepted to the Israeli army’s counterpart of the Navy SEAL unit. The recruit to Shayetet 13 overcame a crippling disability as a result of sustaining 147 shrapnel injuries to his body at the age of 16 months in 2002, when a Qassam rocket ... Read More »

Badghis clash inflict casualties on both Taliban and Afghan Special Forces | Khaama

A heavy clash between Taliban militants and Afghan Special Forces ended in Badghis province inflicting casualties on both sides. A group of 36 Afghan Special Forces descended on a Taliban headquarters in Aab Kamari district on Monday night. According to reports, the Special Forces descend on Taliban headquarters in Jangal Pista sparked heavy clashes which continued for several hours. Source: ... Read More »

Special Forces seize up to 100 weapons of Taliban, 1000 rounds of ammunition in Logar | Khaama

The Afghan Special Forces seized up to 100 weapons and 1000 rounds of ammunition during an operation in central Logar province. The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Special Forces seized the weapons and ammunition in Kharwar district of Logar. The statement further added that the Special Forces confiscated 83 Ak-47s and 7 pistols during the operation. Furthermore, ... Read More »

Looking for friends: Green Berets are busy in China’s backyard | Army Times

The United States wants to be the preferred military partner for the countries surrounding China, and the Army’s 1st Special Forces Group has been working that angle for decades. But this year has seen new lines of effort. From deploying a response team to Sri Lanka after the Easter Sunday bombings, to kickstarting a new Mongolian trainer force, to training ... Read More »

Special Forces destroy large IED, weapons caches of Taliban in Ghazni and Herat provinces | Khaama

The Afghan Special Forces destroyed large caches of weapons and Improvised Explosive Devices of Taliban in Ghazni and Herat province. The informed military officials said Monday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Deh Yak district of Ghazni and destroyed a large IED and Weapons cache including 4 Grenades, 22 IEDs, 1 Mortar and 1 RPG Warhead. Furthermore, ... Read More »

Army identifies Spec Ops Sergeant Major Who Died in Afghanistan | Army Times

Sgt. Maj. James G. “Ryan” Sartor, 40, a Special Forces company sergeant major, died Saturday during combat operations in Faryab province, Afghanistan, the Army announced Sunday. Sartor was assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He died from injuries from enemy small arms fire, according to a Defense Department release. He joined the Army in June 2001 and was assigned ... Read More »

Special Forces kill 20 Taliban militants, detain 3 others in Wardak province | Khaama

The Afghan Special Forces killed 20 Taliban militants during an operation in central Wardak. The military officials said Sunday that the Special Forces killed the militants in Jaghatu district. The officials further added that the Special Forces also arrested 3 Taliban militants during the same operation. Furthermore, the officials said the Special Forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons ... Read More »