Friday Foto

A Ukrainian Special Forces designated marksman surveys his surroundings while acting as OPFOR as part of Exercise Combined Resolve XII, August 2019. Photo credit: U.S. Special Operations Command Europe […]

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UF PRO STRIKER X Combat Pants

UF PRO has now launched its new STRIKER X COMBAT PANTS for use by police and military units which were first previewed at the IWA trade fair back in March. The Striker X Combat Pants are the latest development of UF PRO’s renowned series of combat uniforms, and build on the foundation of UF PRO’s […]

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Friday Foto

A paratrooper assigned to 1/505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division secures a Helicopter Landing Zone in #Afghanistan as a CH-47 prepares to take off in late October 2109. Photo credit: 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, US Army. […]

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Saturday Snapshot

The Swiss Army Reconnaissance Detachment 10 (German: Armee-Aufklärungsdetachement 10, French: Détachement de reconnaissance de l’armée 10, Italian: Distaccamento d’esplorazione dell’esercito 10) is not photographed very often, so it was especially noteworthy when this photo popped up in my Facebook feed this morning (hat tip to: explorateur.ch/photographie). What’s also noteworthy about this photo is that it […]

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Airsoft Takes To The Skies

Check out the latest issue of Airsoft Action magazine for a very interesting story of how an aircraft restoration and demonstration organization called “OV-10 Squadron” in California are taking the air in airsoft to new heights – quite literally! Pick up a copy of the magazine at your favorite shop, or check it out online […]

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Friday Foto

Estonian Air Commandos with the U.S. Air Force’s 352d Special Operations Wing returned to Tallin, Estonia to conduct a multitude of air operations with other U.S. and Estonian Special Operations Forces, out of a CV-22 Osprey. U.S. and Estonian partners spent the week focused on three mission objectives that could be applied to any part […]

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Ranger Military Intelligence Battalion Becomes Permanent

Fort Benning, Georgia — Effective immediately, the Regimental Military Intelligence Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment is now a permanent part of the 75th Ranger Regiment. The RMIB’s mission is to recruit, train, develop, and employ highly trained and specialized Rangers to conduct full spectrum intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber, and electronic warfare operations in order to enhance […]

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On This Day In History: The Green Beret Becomes Official For U.S. Army Special Forces

On 12 Oct. 1961 Brigadier General William P. Yarborough, Commander Special Warfare Center, Ft. Bragg N.C. met President John F. Kennedy during JFK’s visit to Fort Bragg. Two historically significant results came from this meeting – JFK promised increased funding to develop the Special Forces into a strategic unit within the US Army, and he […]

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