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Somalia: Danab forces destroy VBIED in Lower Shabelle | All Africa

A vehicle was rigged with homemade explosive devices in the Lower Shabelle region by terrorists before being disarmed and destroyed by Danab forces. “They were planning massive operations and suicide car bombings against the people of Somalia,” commented Ahmed Abdullahi Nur, commander of the unit. He also mentioned how his unit had been trained by U.S. operators to manage these ... Read More »

A small bureaucratic change at the Pentagon hints a major shift for US special-operations units | Business Insider

The Defense Department is working towards focusing on irregular warfare as China and Russia do the same. These advisories have been using unconventional methods to achieve their goals without rallying their military. Russia utilizes social media and their Wagner mercenary group to achieve strategic goals while China has been using development aid in Africa to secure geopolitical influence and resources. ... Read More »

How to pay off credit card debt fast: 7 powerful tips | Life Hack

Paying off debt obligations is one step forward to achieve financial independence.  If you want to pay off your credit card quickly, it requires discipline and proper financial budgeting. You can start with paying above the minimum due and working towards the debt avalanche method. This means that you try to pay off the bill with the highest interest payment ... Read More »

How to prepare for Army Green Beret training | Military.com

If you want to be a Green Beret, you must pass first the Special Forces Assessment and Selection Course (SFAS). This course requires a minimum score of 260 in the basic physical fitness for the 17-to-21 age group. After completing SFAS, you will be selected by the Army SF instructors to attend the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) that can last from 6 ... Read More »

4 Steps for improving company culture in 2021 | Entrepreneur

2020 has been a wake-up call for many companies to alter systems and adapt to market and economic changes. The importance of company culture should be given much more attention because remote work has set people physically distant to collaborate. Defining a company identity unifies people to work towards the same vision and making the culture of continuous communication direct ... Read More »

New reserve parachute testing seeks to eliminate potential premature activations | US Army

The Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate (ABNSOTD) conducted 23 risk reduction jumps with the T-11R Single Pin Troop reserve parachute. This test will ensure that the parachute works from both rotary winged and fixed-winged high-performance aircraft to eliminate the potential for premature reserve activations. All airdrop test iterations were airdropped with Soldiers in full combat equipment as if they ... Read More »

Nigerian army launches operation to smoke out terrorists from their enclaves and hideouts | Pulse NG

Maj.-Gen. Nuhu Angbazo with the Nigerian army has announced that Operation Tura Takaibango has been successful. Nigerian soldiers and Special Forces units have been conducting successful raids on terrorist hideouts throughout the North East Theatre. These terrorists and bandits had been abducting traveling civilians, but recent missions have pushed back the threat. 402 Special Forces Brigade also killed 12 terrorists ... Read More »

How to take care of your team right now | Michael Hyatt

This time of uncertainties where people are forced to work remotely has shifted the way teams work together. Michael Hyatt & Co. took a one-week experiment to give their employees a 6-hour workday routine to give their people enough space to take control of their personal lives and take care of their health and relationships. They aim to optimize the ... Read More »

DOD formalizes program giving companies more access to classified info | Air Force Magazine

Pentagon acquisition Ellen M. Lord formalized the SAP Contractor Portfolio Program that comprises a group of defense companies that can get broader access to classified initiatives known as special-access programs. This is in the hope of more insight for contractors to create more efficient and cost-effective projects. The memo did not say how many or which companies are part of ... Read More »