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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Why this ‘large man in a ghillie suit’ is the hero the military needs right now | Task and Purpose

A large guy in a ghillie suit participated in a cybersecurity challenge while dressed in camouflage. One guy even played the ukulele. Other attendees donned Hawaiian shirts and wore flip-flops: Cyber Shield 2022 is the "leading unclassified cyber training...

Russia’s invasion could return focus on armor and artillery, away from AI and robotics | Defense News

Technology can compensate for inferiority, but overwhelming firepower may swing the balance of power. According to military authorities, Russia's invasion of Ukraine might increase expenditure on armor and artillery. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Matthew Van Wagenen: Some countries think they...

EPA finds no safe level for two toxic ‘forever chemicals,’ found in many U.S. water systems | USA Today

The Association of Toxic Substances says that the newest technique for testing endocrine-disrupting substances puts 96% of Americans in danger. The new cautions reduce the acceptable amount of the chemical PFOA by more than 17,000 times what the government deemed...

CEOs, Here’s How to Lead in an Era of Constant Change | HBR

The Secret Weapon CEOs Need to Accelerate Future Change is Scenario Planning. The CEO of the (near) future must concentrate on accelerating transformation and bringing their employees along. CEOs correctly identify the impending changes and acknowledge the necessity to navigate...

Global nuclear arsenal expected to grow for first time in decades | The Guardian

It is anticipated that the number of nuclear warheads will rise for the first time since the 1990s. A think group predicts that the number of nuclear weapons globally will grow for the first time since the end of the...

The War in Ukraine Has Exposed a Critical American Vulnerability | The Atlantic

A supply network capable of withstanding the threats presented by Russian aggression. In 1939, the United States Army mobilized 174,000 men over three and a half divisions. Today, more than 8 million men are deployed over 92 divisions. General George...

Taliban Claim Killing 8 ISIS-K Militants in Northeastern Afghanistan | VOA News

The Taliban claim that a successful operation against ISIS-K in Takhar resulted in the deaths of eight fighters. Taliban claim that they have killed at least eight important Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K) members and detained three more. They conducted a...

‘We protect our gear better than our children’: Parents voice childcare security concerns on North Carolina Marine base | Marine Corps Times

According to an investigation by Marine Corps Times, multiple military child development institutions are subject to deadly threats. After the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, Gunnery Sgt; Jennifer McNeil decided to investigate her children's military childcare. She and other parents...

Russia is hammering Ukraine with up to 60,000 artillery shells and rockets every day | Task and Purpose

The Russians are pushing back the Ukrainians with heavy artillery fire. The conflict in eastern Ukraine has been characterized as an artillery duel, with the Russian military possessing greater cannons and rocket artillery systems. Unnamed senior advisor of the Ukrainian...

China launched the world’s first AI-operated ‘mother ship,’ an unmanned carrier capable of launching dozens of drones | Business Insider

China's Military Introduces the First Autonomous Drone Carrier in History Using artificial intelligence, China has launched the first unmanned drone carrier capable of autonomous navigation in the open sea. The Zhu Hai Yun is about 290 feet in length, 45...

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Commando Network Coordinates Flow of Weapons in Ukraine, Officials Say | NY Times

Special Operations Forces have substantially increased their assistance to the Ukrainian military.  A covert operation involving Special Operations personnel of...

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