During the Persian-Greco war in 480 B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta stood fast with an army of 300 Spartans against an invading Persian force of more then 100,000 during the battle of Thermopylae. Legend has it that the story of this heroic stand spread and inspired the people of Greece to unite against Persia and planted the seeds of democracy.

The SOFREP 300

We have an amazing community of people on this site, and I can’t thank you enough for the support you’ve given to all of us since we started on this wild ride. Last year we decided to switch to a membership model after we lost a big advertiser over controversial (to them, anyways) content. We have some great sponsors but we don’t rely on them anymore. We stood our ground, just like the legendary Spartan King Leonidas, and we took a huge revenue loss in the process, but refused to bend our editorial ethics in the name of advertising dollars. We put the power in your hands, our members. It was a tough road, but now SOFREP can stand alone and pay our writers without relying on sponsors.The past two years have been an incredible journey for us all, and we’ve met some amazing people through the site.

Enough people have sent us messages asking for invites to special events or more access to our team. To answer this, and make this happen, we’ve decided to establish a limited membership, The SOFREP 300. If you’re an existing Team Room member, you have automatic upgrade status you’re at the front of the line for an invitation – just register using the form below so we know that you’re interested.

Membership Breakdown

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$399 per year paid annually, and includes:

  • Annual SOFREP gift. This year it’s a limited edition SOFREP 300 coin featured above.
  • Monthly State-of-the-REP newsletter from your Editor-in-Chief, Jack Murphy.
  • A private Q&A forum for travel, defense, safety, and other advice from Jack Murphy and the rest of our team.
  • Standing invite to sit behind the scenes as we film SOFREP’s “Inside The Team Room” series
  • Opportunities to attend special events and early movie screenings in LA and NYC with the Team
  • Special invites to adventure travel events with the team (airfare and travel costs not included)

The RESCO BlackFrog

Heroism in Ancient Times: The Battle of Thermopylae

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One SOFREP 300 member will win a limited edition RESCO BlackFrog watch. The drawing for this watch will be held on Sunday, October 26. You must be a paid member of The SOFREP 300 to be eligible, so get your invitation to join The SOFREP 300 now.

If you want to request an invitation to purchase a membership to The SOFREP 300, please complete the following short form. You will receive an email confirming that you want to receive this invitation. We are only keeping this form open until Sunday, Oct. 19 at Midnight Pacific time, so please sign up if you’re interested.

Registration For Invitations Is Now Closed

We’ve closed registrations for membership in The SOFREP 300. We had a really great response and want to thank everybody who registered. We’ve got some outstanding things coming for the folks who join The SOFREP 300. For those who did register, stand by – we’ll be sending email to you shortly.

Filming "Inside The Team Room: Special Forces" in NYC with Andrew Wilkow hosting
Oct: 18, 2014: Filming “Inside The Team Room: Special Forces” in NYC with Andrew Wilkow hosting

Thanks for your support and standing with The SOFREP 300.

Brandon