‘I Stand Between My Brothers and Death’ – How Navy SEAL and SWCC Medics Are Made
In austere environments medics have to be very capable. And the Naval Special Warfare Command ens...
Prison riot? Send in the SAS
Who said the SAS feed only on enemy sentries and terrorists?
The Secrets of World War II Close Quarters Combat (CQB)
A well-trained commando means the enemy will not see the attack coming.
The Intriguing History of the Term Special Operator
The term “Special Operator” has become part of the military cool guy lingo, but its o...
Special Air Service in Malaya: The Ferret Force
Named after the predator that wolfs down rats (the Communist terrorists), the Ferret Force was co...
The Purple Heart Debate: Why and to Whom Should It Be Awarded?
Modern realities and the evolving nature of conflict raise questions about who’s eligible t...
Malayan Emergency: The Birth of the Modern Special Air Service
The Malayan Emergency proved that a counterinsurgency operation (COIN) could succeed if approache...
Special Operations Selection: This Study Reveals the Character Traits That Make It More Likely to Pass
The Commandos that passed the grueling assessment process prioritized certain character traits in...
Nord Stream 2 and the Many Faces of Warfare
Nord Stream 2 continues to be a major geopolitical liability for Europe and the recent U.S.-Germa...
SAS in Malaya: The New Zealanders Arrive
As it happens, New Zealanders are not likely to be kept out of the fray.
SAS in Malaya: Jungle Operations
What the British would call, “a trot through the leaves.”
The Malayan Scouts: The Forefathers of the Modern SAS
Who’s up for a 100 day jungle patrol?
Royal Marines Commandos, a Unit Older Than the United States
The British Royal Marines Commandos have a long and illustrious history. These are some facts you...
Watch: How the Navy Plans to Clear Minefields in a Possible Conflict With China
A 2018 combined exercise, which flew under many people’s radars, showed how the West could ...
Suez Crisis: Cloak & Dagger
It was at that very moment that Nasser decided to seize the Suez Canal and expel the last remnant...
The Suez Crisis: The New World Order Becomes Clear
The Suez Crisis illustrated the supremacy of the U.S. and drove home to the British and French th...
Dunkirk: The German Half of the Story
The German war machine almost crushed the bulk of the British infantry in Dunkirk. Find out why i...
SPAG: The Elite Royal Navy Unit That Rescues Submarines in Danger
Your submarine is in trouble? SPAG will parachute in and give you a hand.
Minorities and Navy SEALs: How the Navy Is Trying to Recruit Better
In an effort to attract more qualified candidates from minority communities, the Naval Special Wa...
Operation Ivy Bells: How the US Stole Russian Secrets
Sometimes the only gear needed is a wink, a can-do attitude… and some next-level diving gea...
Adam Brown: A SEAL’s Life of Courage and Redemption
Complete List: Ticonderoga-class Missile Cruisers To Retire By 2027
Nuclear Close Calls That Nearly Caused World War III
Russian Sausage Millionaire and Putin Critic Falls to His Death in India
Deadly Russian Rifle Brigade ‘Wiped Out’ During War in Ukraine