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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Thursday, May 13, 2021

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How IEDs may be physically causing PTSD | CBS News

An IED (Improvised Explosion Device) may cause PTSD, physically. Mancini passed away due to suicide, however CBS News still has an interview with him where he discusses his discovery and journey with PTSD. Years later doctors investigate veteran’s brain...

Budget for secretive military intelligence program hits nine-year spending high | Defense News

Pentagon’s Military Intelligence Program (MIP) received $23.1 billion in appropriated funds for the recently concluded fiscal 2020. This is the highest total for the account in nine years. It comes after finding a rare decrease in year-over-year spending power...

97-year-old Silver Star Iwo Jima veteran to be oldest Marine participant in Marine Corps Marathon | Marine Corps Times

Fred Harvey is a veteran who fought as a World War II Paramarine during the battle of Iwa Jima. He earned the Silver Star and is expected to become the oldest Marine to participate in the annual Marine...

How the most successful submarine in Navy history ended up sinking itself | Task & Purpose

U.S. Navy submarine USS Tang had racked up the best record of sinking Japanese ships across the Pacific since 1944. However, Tang's run came to an end during its fifth and final war patrol in the Taiwan Strait. The...

How U.S. Air Force Special Operators will fight America’s future wars | National Interest

As tension and modern warfare continue to rise, the US. Air Force Special Operators are slightly shifting their tactical focus to prepare for major power warfare in training. “The realism and intensity of this training are vital because when these Airmen...

After decades of ground war, Navy EODs are getting back to the sea | Navy Times

Navy has released a new strategic vision on EODs for the coming decades. The Navy’s EOD sailors were called upon to serve the vital role of clearing roads in Iraq and Afghanistan from IED threats, Capt. Richard Hayes, the commodore for Explosive...

Is a shared lab the next step in Project Convergence? | C4ISRNET

To improve and provide seamless collaboration between data, it is suggested to work on a shared lab for Project Convergence. The project will ensure that new network and AI capabilities can connect any sensor to the best shooter regardless...

Marine Corps deploys oceanographic sensors From Ospreys | Defense Industry Daily

Trident Warrior is an annual large-scale field experiment in operational naval environments. US Marine Corps deploys four oceanographic sensors during the exercise from its MV-22Bs for the first time. These sensors were deployed from the back of C-130s or directly by...

Two-star wants to ease the civilian-to-soldier transition during Army basic training | Army Times

Some of the changes that may occur for Army basic training includes lowering the drill sergeant-to-trainee ratio during the initial weeks of basic, front-loading academics, and abbreviating in-processing during the same time-frame. Pandemic precautions are being implemented so the...

Special Operations Command chooses three information companies for T-REX computers and surveillance hardware | Military Aerospace Technology

Officials of U.S. Special Operations Command at McDill Air Force Base confirmed three contracts were approved worth as much as $780 million for the Targeted Requirement Execution (T-REX) computers and surveillance equipment program. It was granted to Barbaricum LLC in Washington, iGov...

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After 6 years of attempts, Marine master guns finally wins Recon Challenge | Marine Corps Times

Master Gunnery Sgt. Cory Paskvan and Maj. Morgan Jordan won the 12th annual Recon Challenge after 9 hours and...

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