Members of the Romanian Special Forces boards a vessel during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) evolution as a part of Trojan Footprint 21 off the coast of Mangalia, Romania on May 7th, 2021. Trojan Footprint 21 is Special Operations Command Europe’s annual exercise to demonstrate proficiencies, assess the readiness and lethality of our […]
Green Berets for German Marines?
The German Navy Sea Battalion (German: Seebataillon) is a land formation of the Bundesmarine, formed on 1 April 2014 and consisting of approximately 1,100 sailors structured into four companies, plus support elements. Each company, led by a lieutenant commander (Korvettenkapitän, OF-3), is specialized in specific field of force protection. The specific specialist companies are – […]
The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized 100 bales of suspected cocaine totaling an estimated 2,000 kg. and worth over $40 million. Photo: US Navy, 2020 […]