The myths perpetuated about SERE rival those of Special Forces Selection. But do they have any truth in them or are they completely made up?
Naval Special Warfare
American special operators will soon add a new handheld missile to their arsenalSpecial Ops
ROC-X will make U.S. special operations teams more lethal and survivable, according to its manufacturer.
Navy special warfare warriors offered up to $100K in retention bonusesCareer
The program “is part of the overarching effort of the Navy to size, shape, and stabilize the force,” the Navy’s chief personnel officer said.
Al-Shabaab requests negotiations while US renews military aid to SomaliaOn Duty
The military aid has already made its way to the Danab Special Forces Brigade which is leading Somalia’s fight against al-Shabaab.
Seven continents, seven days, seven jumps: Special operations veterans going for skydiving recordOn Duty
The Triple 7 team is trying to beat the previous world record to support the families of fallen service members and first responders.
Before the Navy SEALs came the Underwater Demolition TeamsSpecial Ops
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in July 2021. It has been edited for republication. Since Operation Neptune’s Spear, the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, the American public and the world at large is quite familiar with the U.S. Navy’s SEAL teams. An avalanche of books, television shows, podcasts, and even […]
Turkey considers a ground offensive in Syria as relations with the US worsenOn Duty
Relations between the U.S. and Turkey are at a low point as Ankara continues to target U.S.-allied militia in Syria after last week’s bomb attack in Istanbul.
Is Special Operations Selection in need of revision?Featured
Reforming Special Operations selection courses is a tricky business and requires a fine balance between realism, high standards, and safety.
Al-Shabaab is still a threat to the USMilitary Affairs
If al-Shabaab’s threat isn’t defeated, one of the biggest, richest, and most dangerous terrorist groups will continue to plan attacks against the U.S.
Navy SEAL team celebrates milestoneSpecial Ops
“SEAL Team 7 has accomplished so much over the last two decades. We never stop innovating,” its former commanding officer said.