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U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 BEST WARRIOR COMPETITION

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina — Every year, the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) holds its Best Warrior Competition. Described by the Army as “the Super Bowl of competitions,” the four-day contest, tests elite soldiers ability to conquer urban warfare simulations, board interviews, physical fitness tests, written exams, and battle drills relevant to today’s …

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ROBBERS MAKE THE GRAVE MISTAKE OF ATTACKING MCDONALD’S LOADED WITH SPECIAL OPS TROOPS

BESANCON, France — On Sunday, two French robbers tried to rob a McDonald’s that contained eleven special forces soldiers. Needless to say, that effort did not go well for the criminals at all.The attempted robbery occurred Sunday night in the small town of Besancon, France. The robbers entered the restaurant and fired a shotgun in …

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FORMER U.S. SPECIAL OPERATORS WIN BIG AT 2016 INVICTUS GAMES

ORLANDO, Fla. — Last month, American veterans performed exceedingly well in the so-called “Invictus Games”, which is a paralympic-like competition featuring men and women who have faced life-threatening and life-changing injuries while in military service to their countries.USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) soldiers did very well against their competition pulling in a total of …

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NEW UNIT SET TO TRAIN AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATORS

LACKLAND, Tex. — The United States Air Force has activated a new unit dedicated to training the service’s ground component Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.“Our mission at the Battlefield Airmen Training Group [BA TG] is to select, train and mentor Airmen for global combat operations,” Col. Ronald Stenger, inaugural commander of the BA TG and …

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SILVER STAR TO BE AWARDED TO FALLEN SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIER

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. — According to the special forces media outlet Shadowspear, Capt. Matthew R. Roland will be posthumously awarded the Silver Star medal, the nation’s third-highest valorous combat decoration, for actions taken before his death Aug. 26, 2015, in Afghanistan. He was a a Special Tactics officer assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron.“America …

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DO YOU HAVE THE PERSONALITY TRAITS TO BE IN THE SPECIAL FORCES?

Being a member of the U.S. Special Forces is one of the toughest jobs on the planet. It requires peak physical and mental discipline and the military’s secret squadrons only choose the best of the best. Now, thanks to a report from sofrep.com, everyday people can see if they have some of the characteristics that …

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CHECK OUT THE NEW STEALTH MOTORCYCLE USED BY U.S. SPECIAL FORCES

It goes without being said that stealth is paramount to any special operations forces (SOF) mission. It is inherently advantageous to be able to move from point A to point B while drawing as little attention as possible. Thanks to The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the transportation abilities of U.S. SOF just got …

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SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES ‘RESCUE’ TAMPA MAYOR IN INCREDIBLE TRAINING EXERCISE

TAMPA, Fla. — In honor of International Special Forces Week, a U.S. task force made up of Navy SEALs, Marine Raiders, and Army Green Berets was joined by teams from Ireland and Jordan in a dazzling training exercise in downtown Tampa, Florida. The “mission” was to rescue the city’s Mayor Bob Buckhorn who was captured …

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AWESOME NEW VIDEO REVEALS HOW YOU CAN MASTER THE SHOOTING OF SEAL TEAM 6

SEAL Team 6 became world renown after it was successful in the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Operation Neptune Spear. This public intringue has led to a surge in books, TV specials, and even feature length films about the anti-terrorism team. Now, thanks to master firearms instructor K. Brown, defense enthusiasts can …

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