Recovery in his sights: Amputee graduates from Special Forces Sniper Course
By Caroline Goins
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JOHN Wayne has toured Afghanistan and Iraq, hunted grizzly bears in Alaska and earned the Silver Star; and as of July, he is the first one-legged Soldier to graduate the Special Forces Sniper Course.
Staff Sgt. John Wayne Walding of [...]
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U.S. Special Forces are extracted from a mountain pinnacle in Zabul province, Afghanistan, by a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Aviation Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade after executing an air assault mission to disrupt insurgent communication. (U.S. [...]
U.S. Special Forces Leave Lasting Impact on ISOF Counter-terrorism Force
Story by Sgt. Jeffrey Ledesma
Posted: 08.04.2009 03:20
BAGHDAD – In light of Iraq’s recent decrease in violence and influx of stability, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers were able to assist their Iraqi Special Operations Forces brothers in making great strides in their counter-terrorism operations.
Soldiers with [...]
Missing Soldier’s Family Receives His Distinguished Service Cross
By Benjamin Abel
Special to American Forces Press Service
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 27, 2009 – The history of the U.S. Army Special Forces Regiment is short in relation to that of the rest of the Army, but it’s long enough for fierce battles to become old war stories and for [...]
Folks, I received the following email from a United States Army Special Forces NCO, combat veteran and American citizen. This gentleman responded to me personally about the article posted on these pages titled: Questions About the ‘Violence’ at the Tea Party and more specifically the recent reports released by The Department of Homeland Security insulting [...]
Jaweed Noor, a 10-year-old Afghan boy, escorted by his father, Ahmad, and U.S. Special Forces Soldiers, prepares to board an aircraft and fly home. Jaweed was diagnosed with cancer and received treatment at a military hospital on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.
A quote from the father of the sick young boy is very telling:
“We don’t understand [...]
(Washington DC) The Pentagon announced today a new fighting force established to bring a quick end to the Iraq War and future conflicts in the region. The creation of a highly trained, covert group of 500 Americans called, United States Redneck Special Forces (USRSF) is to be deployed Monday.
These Southern boys will be dropped off [...]
The following story was received today in an email from former 5th Group Special Forces (Airborne) SSGT loboyazoo, that is actually true (according to my research) and has been circulating around the Internet since 2000. I print it here for everyone’s enjoyment, since it is truly a memorable story.
By Michael T. Powers, Wisconsin.
Each year [...]
This short video is dedicated to three of my sons – one SF (Special Forces), one in training for SF and a third entering the US Army in about four months – his goal…SF