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?
Son Tay Raid: One of the most daring special operations in US historyFeatured
The Son Tay Raid was a daring attempt to rescue approximately 50 American prisoners of war from North Vietnam. It was not successful.
How a Green Beret achieved immortality during one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam WarSpecial Ops
SFC Eugene Ashley Jr., a Green Beret, earned the Medal of Honor during one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War.
Ukrainian special forces are getting one of the world’s best sniper rifles thanks to EstoniaUkraine
Ukrainian special forces underwent a big modernization and are now very effective against Russia, yet supplying them with equipment is hard.
The US and Taiwan agreed to increase their military cooperationOn Duty
The Pentagon called the U.S. commitment to Taiwan “rock solid” and a contributor “to the maintenance of peace and stability” in the region.
The US continues its drone strikes against al-Shabaab as the terrorist group keeps retreatingOn Duty
Over 70 towns in Somalia have been liberated from al-Shabaab since last summer.
Colonel Paris Davis will finally be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in VietnamOn Duty
“I often think of those fateful 19 hours on June 18, 1965, and what our team did to make sure we left no man behind on that battlefield,” Davis said.
US Airstrike in Somalia kills 12 al-Shabaab fightersOn Duty
“Rooting out extremism requires intervention beyond traditional military means,” the U.S. military’s African Command said.
Former defense secretary thinks US defense budget should be cut in halfOn Duty
Miller said the defense cuts he’s suggesting would only reduce spending to pre-9/11 levels and that is a feasible goal.
America and its allies continue to chip away at ISIS with latest raidsOn Duty
Although the terrorist organization has lost its territory, it continues to be a threat to the U.S. and its allies.