Category Special Operations

Remembering Bull Simons, A True Legend In The Special Forces Community

  Remembering Bull Simons, A True Legend in the Special Forces Community By Steve Balestrieri, specialoperations.com View Original May 23rd, 2017 By | Air Force, Army, Heroes of U.S. Special Operations, History, SOF, SpecOps, US SOCOM On May 21, 1979, Special Forces had one its true legends take from it prematurely. Arthur “Bull” Simons died at the age of 60 and was buried in […]

U.K. Raises Terror Alert To Critical, Highest Level — As Another Terrorist Attack On British Soil May Be Imminent

http://www.fortunascorner.com        British Prime Minister Teresa May warned the country that another terrorist attack on British soil may be imminent, following the horrific attack in Manchester, England, less than 24 hours ago — which killed 22 and 59 injured, many of them children as young as 8.  Twelve of those killed were under […]

Brit Special Forces Sniper Takes Out ISIS Sniper 1.5 Miles Away

Report: Brit Special Forces sniper takes out ISIS sniper 1.5 miles away May 22, 2017 Imagine firing a gun and taking out a sniper so far away that the bullet takes three seconds to arrive, traveling at supersonic speed.  With one shot! More http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/05/report_brit_special_forces_sniper_takes_out_isis_sniper_15_miles_away.html   May 22, 2017 Report: Brit Special Forces Sniper Takes Out […]

Full Speech: POTUS Trump Address In Saudi Arabia

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SPEECH IN SAUDI ARABIA http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/334454-full-speech-president-donald-trump-address-in-saudi FULL SPEECH: President Donald Trump address in Saudi Arabia BY THE HILL STAFF – 05/21/17 12:00 PM EDT 32 26 181   Autoplay: On | Off I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received […]

War With North Korea: An Inside Look At How U.S. Troops Would Respond Worldwide

David Maxwell:  Thanks to Jeff for including this quote.   Conclusion: The defining aspect of a second Korean war would be the primary contribution from the South Korean military, which would play a role that the U.S. has not seen in recent years.   “This is truly a combined fight,” Maxwell said of U.S.-South Korean […]

U.S. Special Ops Are Still Trying To Figure Out How To Counter Russia’s New Way Of Warfare

U.S. Special Ops Are Still Trying To Figure Out How To Counter Russia’s New Way Of Warfare By Daniel Brown, www.businessinsider.com View Original May 18th, 2017 Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, take cover behind an armoured vehicle as they attempt to take over a military airbase in the Crimean town of Belbek near Sevastopol March […]

At The Pentagon, Overpriced Fuel Sparks Allegations — And Denials — Of A Slush Fund

At The Pentagon, Overpriced Fuel Sparks Allegations — And Denials — Of A Slush Fund By Craig Whitlock and Bob Woodward , www.washingtonpost.com View Original Air Force personnel refuel an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, Ga. The U.S. military is the single largest consumer of fuel in the world.Photo by: Airman 1st […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines

May 19, 2017 MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines By Elise Cooper http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/05/macarthurs_spies_the_heroes_of_the_philippines.html MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner recounts how three individuals played a significant role in the resistance against the Japanese occupation in the Philippines during World War II.  The book shows how heroes come from many backgrounds: a singer, a soldier, and […]

SecDef Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions At The Pentagon

SecDef Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions At The Pentagon (GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE 16 MAY 17) … Erich Wagner   Defense Secretary James Mattis began to fill out his staff last week, announcing his choices for three key positions at the department. Experts said the appointees seem well qualified and broadly in line with that of his […]