“New tools and technologies have given adversaries new avenues to compete, […] extending the battlefield to infinity and beyond,” General Clarke said.
Army’s special operations are coming to a high school near youRecruiting
“We’ve got to do a better job of translating opportunities for not only high-schoolers but also people already in the workforce,” the head of the Army SpecOps command said.
Army Special Operations train for a ‘dirty’ nuclear fightOff Duty
Recently, Army special operators from several units visited the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) schoolhouse to learn about operating in a “dirty” environment. Officers and troops from the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, known as the “Night Stalkers,” the 75th Ranger Regiment, and several Special Forces Groups visited the […]
Best Warrior Competition with a Civil Affairs and Psyop spinFeatured
In early April, the best Psychological Operations and Civil Affairs troops came together and competed in the 2021 Best Warrior Competition. Hosted every year by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (USACAPOC), the Best Warrior Competition is open to enlisted, noncommissioned officers, and officers from across the community. The Command’s Best Warrior […]
The Army wants a new special operations parachute for higher jumpsOff Duty
The US Army Special Operations Command is looking to upgrade its freefall parachute arsenal and allow operators to jump from higher altitudes. Currently, Army commandos operate the RA-1 Advanced Ram Air Parachute System, which has an operational ceiling of 25,000 feet. Earlier in the year, the Army sent out a request for information about a […]
How the 75th Ranger Regiment has funOff Duty
This past summer, the 75th Ranger Regiment found an innovative way to entertain and ensure the wellbeing of its single troops. Throughout the summer months, the 75th Ranger Regiment’s Unit Ministry Team (UMT) organized and led 24-hour retreats for over 100 single Rangers. Some of the events that the troops participated in include hiking, rock […]
Special Operators receive Silver Stars for valor in AfghanistanFeatured
Three Silver Stars were earned during a hard fight in Afghanistan last year. Two Army Special Forces soldiers and one Air Force Pararescueman received the nation’s third-highest award for extreme valor while under fire in Afghanistan. The 7th Special Forces Group team fought against what Army officials described as an elite Taliban unit, which they […]
Team from 10th Special Forces Group wins Best Warrior competitionOn Duty
Earlier in August, a team from the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) won the 2020 Best Warrior Competition that was organized by the 1st Special Forces Command (1st SFC). The 10th SFG team was comprised of a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant (18C), who competed in the NCO category, and a Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer […]