Visualization: How to Train Your Mind Like a Navy SEAL
Are You Ready for the New Fitness Test? No One Is, Really
There have been more questions than answers about what the new ACFT is going to look like and, well, how hard it truly is.
Death Toll In Azerbaijan-Armenia Fighting Climbs to Nearly 700
Recent efforts by Russia and France to broker ceasefires have failed and fighting continues to escalate with shelling and missile strikes.
This Week on SOFREP: Veteran News, Exciting New Army Tech, and Battle Space Updates
Get the run down on all the reports, articles and content you probably missed this week, October 12th – 18th.
The Pic of the Day: Autonomous Helo
Sailors watch as an MQ-8B Fire Scout takes off aboard the Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords.
Libyan Civil War: Qatari Involvement
Qatar provided anti-Gaddafi militias with training, funding, logistical support, equipment and weapons by bypassing the arms embargo.
How Ben Franklin Helped Establish the Post Office to Win the Revolutionary War
In addition to delivering letters and cards, the post office creation subsidized the delivery of newspapers, which helped create an informed electorate.
The Pic of the Day: Fast Ropin’
An Air National Guardsman fast ropes from an Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter.
Former Mexican Defense Minister Arrested at LAX For Drug Cartel Ties
The minister assisted the H-2 Cartel, which has trafficked cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana into the United States.
The Royal Navy is Testing Jet Pack Assault Teams
For decades, science fiction has been telling us that jet packs are right around the corner. Now, the Royal Navy is testing them for defense.
1SG John Hatley is Now a Free Man, Released from Fort Leavenworth
1SG John Hatley was released yesterday from Leavenworth Federal Prison after spending 10 years incarcerated for crimes he didn’t commit.
The Patriot Movement: The History and State of American Militia
The concept of a militia is part of American history, but modern groups are taking on a new roles in the midst of overarching social unrest.
The Pic of the Day: Zeroed In
Army Capt. Matthew Sneddon fires a machine gun during training at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 14, 2020.
US Drone Strike in Idlib, Syria Kills Two Senior al-Qaeda Leaders
A Jordanian and a Yemeni from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Hurras al-Deen group were killed when a missile hit their car in Idlib.
Military Construction Firm, Dover Vantage, Charged With Fraud on Africa Contracts
Many of the structures constructed by Dover Vantage were so poorly constructed that they collapsed, including an aircraft hangar in Niger.
Two US Hostages Freed from Iranian-backed Houthi Rebels in Yemen
Senior counterterrorism director Kash Patel said that the humanitarian worker Sandra Loli and businessman Mikael Gidada are returning home.
William “Wild Bill” Donovan, Awarded MOH October 14-15, 1918
He stated that the medal belonged not to him but “to the boys who are not here, the boys who are resting under the white crosses in France.
The Pic of the Day: Flyboys Gonna Fly
U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs and Israeli Air Force F-35I Adirs fly in formation during exercise Enduring Lightning III over Israel
Two Air Force Pararescuemen Awarded Bronze Stars
The Airmen were attached to two separate Special Forces ODAs in Afghanistan that were executing raids deep inside Taliban-controlled areas.
The Army’s Next Long-Range Assault Aircraft Will Be a Brand New Bird
The Army’s next assault aircraft will need to keep pace with the evolving battlespace while maximizing air assault capabilities.
Israel Has Had Enough; IDF Special Forces Conduct Covert Raids
Israel claims that Syria has continuously violated the U.S.-brokered 1974 disengagement agreement between the two countries.
Allen West Writes Powerful Letter in Support of MARSOC 3 Presidential Pardon Petition
The former U.S. Army Lt. Colonel writes: “I don’t think our service members lose their constitutional rights when they put on their uniforms.”
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