One thing that former SF guys do as a sort of pastime is to scour the web for people claiming to have a Special Forces background, then we like to verify (or debunk) their claims
I’ve always been a firm believer in the “white-side/vanilla” mission of Army Special Forces. The more I got into training, the more I experienced what unconventional warfare was and how View More ›
Asked to comment on the current situation unfolding in Iraq, there were two major elements that stand out the most to me. First: the initial assault on Mosul from ISIS View More ›
Disclaimer: I firmly believe that Bergdahl should face a jury of his peers according to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and be held 100% responsible for his actions. The View More ›
What does Memorial Day mean to me? It took some time for me to think of a proper response to this question. There isn’t anything in my memory as a View More ›
After countless stories of inefficiency, incompetence and corruption coming out of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the VA announced today that they will be conducting a series of investigations into the matter.
I started watching the show “Gold Rush,” from the Discovery Network, about the guys who go into Alaska to mine for gold. Aside from making me want to go stake a View More ›
When looking at the current situation in Russia, it helps to have a practical understanding of how the insurgency component of unconventional warfare is conducted. All United States Army Special View More ›
So I’m standing in a serpentine line of 50+ dudes with fuzzy heads in the stupid-ass heat of a Georgia summer, way back in ‘aught-2’ (that’s 2002 for you folk View More ›
Some of you may have already seen this article making its rounds on the interwebs. In it, claims are made that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Special Agent Daniel P. Love View More ›
Desperation. Anxiety. Rage. All emotions flowing through my mind and body at once. I could see the sun start to poke up through the thick cover above me. There was View More ›
For any Special Forces Operational Detachment (ODA), going into other countries (especially non-Western countries) requires more than just packing your bags and getting on a bird. One of the first View More ›
No other words sum up SFAS (Special Forces Assessment and Selection) more for me, and I’m sure many others would agree. I found out what these words meant and just how important they would become.
The cadre assigned to the start point gave us our countdown and told us to begin. No talking once the event began…