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July 22, 2017

Special Ops Capabilities Relevant Around the World, Commander Says

Special operations forces are relevant to most operations the U.S. military is involved with and are a good return on the investment, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.

July 4, 2017

Archers Match Arrow for Arrow, Forcing Shootout at Warrior Games

Archers matched arrow for arrow, forcing a shootout in two medal rounds during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago.

July 2, 2017

DoD Warrior Games Open With 265 Participants, Celebrities

About 265 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing teams from U.S., U.K. and Australian forces are competing in Chicago in sports ranging from shooting and archery to wheelchair basketball.

May 5, 2017

U.S., Slovenian Troops Train Serbian Special Anti-Terrorism Unit

U.S. and Slovenian special operations forces gathered in Serbia to help broaden the tactical and technical capabilities of the Serbian special anti-terrorism unit known as the Specijalna Antiteroristicka Jedinica during joint combined exchange training exercises in the Goc Mountains.

May 4, 2017

Socom Commander Highlights Elite, Globally Deployed Forces

U.S. Special Operations Command forces are elite personnel deployed globally at the forefront of national security efforts, Socom’s commander said in a congressional hearing.

May 2, 2017

Socom Commander: Forces at Forefront of National Security Operations

U.S. Special Operations Command is more relevant than ever in addressing the evolving security threats facing the nation, Socom’s commander said during a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

Feb. 6, 2017

Trump: America Will Stand With Those Who Stand for Freedom

President Donald J. Trump expressed his and the nation's gratitude to service members at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and told them that the United States will stand with those who stand in the defense of freedom.

May 10, 2016

U.S. Special Ops Forces, Afghan Commandos Rescue Hostage

U.S. special operations forces and Afghan commandos rescued Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, during a partnered raid in Afghanistan.

April 25, 2016

Up to 250 More U.S. Forces to Deploy to Syria, Pentagon Spokesman Says

Up to 250 additional U.S. personnel are being deployed to Syria to support local forces on the ground and build on successes in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

March 30, 2016

Carter Expects Seamless Transition at Special Ops, Central Commands

The new commanders of U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Central Command joined Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to discuss the transition of leaders.

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