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December 18, 2012

SOFREP’s Greatest Hits #9: MARSOC Motorcycle Gangs in Afghanistan

This was a great write up by Michael Golembesky, so much that the Army Times poached our entire piece! We did get a link to the site but they literally used the entire write up without a link back to the rest of our material. The throat punch goes to…

MARSOC Motorcycle Gangs in Afghanistan

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is a former U.S. Navy SEAL with combat deployments to Afghanistan, and Iraq. During his last tour he served as the west coast sniper Course Manager at the Naval Special Warfare Center. He is CEO of Force12 Media , a SOFREP contributing editor, and a New York Times best selling author (The Red Circle & Benghazi: The Definitive Report). Follow Brandon on Facebook, Twitter or his website.

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  • LDN_Tabernacle


  • Africanadian

    The South African Defence Force used to have a dedicated motorcyle unit. The unit was part of 1 SWA Specialist Unit (Swaspes) that also had specialist dog, horse and tracking units.

  • IronMike76

    What I wouldn't have given for one (or ten) of those back in the day!    Well...I had the idea....shot down, of course.

  • majrod

    I'm an aspiring writer.  If some pub sees my stuff somewhere and wants to reprint it I'll ask for some cred for the guys that gave me a break.  That's honorable.   Does SOFREP have an agreement with contributing writers that SOFREP be credited if the story is "discovered" by being published here?  Did Michael Golembesky shop out his piece to Army Times separate from publishing on SOFREP? (full disclosure, I'm interested in getting in the industry so common practices are of interest to me)   Doubtful Army Times just took it from SOFREP.  They had to get Mike's permission to print.  Did Mike ask for credit for SOFREP if his work was "discovered" here?   Bottom line is there isn't enough info to tell who's wrong or if there is something wrong going on here.  All that said, Army Times is owned by Gannett, who owns and kitup so there may be some payback involved for Brandon/Jack striking out on their own.

  • HM1 (FMF) Ret.

    Robbed! That is funny, BS, but funny. Lets you guys know that you have excellent writing if the Soldiers Inquirer is stealing it. Although with those MOTO photo's I may have to go out and buy a SCAR 17 to match my 16...