Film - 27 Minutes at Son Tay

Son Tay Raid Film Featured at Modern Warfare Week

November 14, 2023 Guest 0

53 years ago, a top-secret mission was launched into North Vietnam to rescue American prisoners of war. Operation Kingpin, known as the Son Tay Raid, was the first ever highly classified joint service operation of its kind. Now, US Army […]

12th Annual Special Operations Forces and Irregular Warfare Symposium

SOF & Irregular Warfare Symposium (Nov 2023)

October 24, 2023 Guest 0

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the 12th Annual SOF & Irregular Warfare Symposium, occurring this November 29-30 in Tampa, FL. The 2023 Symposium will convene senior leaders and decision makers across the SOF community, regional combatant commands, DoD, […]

DOL Foundation

DOL Foundation – Helping Those Who Have Served

September 27, 2023 Guest 0

The DOL Foundation is a national non-profit dedicated to professionally developing military service members, veterans, first responders, and spouses, no matter if they are currently serving or prior service. The Foundation is wholly donor-driven, with as close to 100% of […]

Maj. Gen. Marcus Evans

SOF General Takes Command of 25th ID

August 25, 2023 Guest 0

By Alvin Conley. SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii – The 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Army Hawaii hosted a Division Change of Command Ceremony Aug. 25, 2023, at the installation’s historic Weyand Field. The ceremony was held to honor U.S. Army Maj. […]

U.S. Soldiers in Korean War

America Marks 70th Anniversary of End of Korean War

July 27, 2023 Guest 0

By David Vergun. On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel and attacked South Korea. Three days later, North Korean forces captured South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The following week on July 1, the first U.S. ground troops, arrived […]

Book Review - The Jedburghs by Will Irwin

Book Review – The Jedburghs

July 19, 2023 Guest 0

By How Miller. “The Jedburghs” by Bill Irwin is an illuminating portrayal of the direct predecessors of the U.S. Army Special Forces. Each of us can picture ourselves in the roles depicted, and hope that we would have been as resourceful […]

Medical Training - SF and Swedish Home Guard 2023

10th SFG(A) Trains With Swedish Home Guard

June 27, 2023 Guest 0

By Anthony Bryant. KALIX, Sweden – A U.S. Army Special Forces team assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) acted as both Observer Coach Trainers and opposition forces for the Swedish Armed Forces Home Guard in Swedish Lapland from May […]

MC-130J Combat Talon II

AFSOC Retires the MC-130H Combat Talon II

April 12, 2023 Guest 0

By Capt. Jantzen Floate, AFSOC. On April 2, the final MC-130H Combat Talon ll made its last flight, arriving at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona to retire at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG). This aircraft was the […]

Abrams Tank

Abrams Tanks to Arrive in Ukraine by Fall

March 22, 2023 Guest 0

Story by C. Todd Lopez, DoD News. The Defense Department announced in January that 31 M1A2 Abrams tanks would be delivered to Ukraine, but officials had speculated it would take about a year to make that happen. Now, they say, […]