The terrorist attacks in Paris, Copenhagen, and most recently in Tunis have compelled the German Federal Minister of the Interior, Thomas De Maizière, to promote the idea of a new View More ›
Note: This is a continuation of a series. Read part three here. This ultimately accelerated the remainder of the staff process and paved the way for our joint operations to View More ›
The first time I was made aware that one of my Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) rotation videos had been obtained by the media and was being reported on View More ›
The DEA FAST are an elite tactical unit which focuses exclusively on counter-narcotics (CN) operations. There are only five of these teams within the administration with one permanently stationed View More ›
In coordination with the DEA FAST teams, Australia’s 2nd Commando Regiment incapacitated insurgent leadership groups throughout Afghanistan.
One of the most enduring and successful partnerships I’ve been a part of was when the 2nd Commando Regiment officially partnered with DEA FAST.
What have Canadian Special Operations units been up to over the last two decades? We tend not to talk about it very much, but we’ve been busy.
For those insurgents unbalanced enough to want to stir up the 40-vehicle deep hornet’s nest bristling with Australian operators itching for a gunfight, they were certainly not disappointed.
In the first three articles of this five-part series, you learned what it means to be Special Forces, how those warriors are found, and how they are groomed over time to View More ›
Why the biggest drawback for Australian SOF in Afghanistan was a lack of dedicated helicopters to support our counter-insurgency and counter-leadership ops.