Category Archives: Special Forces

1st SFG (A) HALO Jump

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U.S. Army Special Operations Command Water Jump

My memory is a little dim on this but on Okinawa (1st Group) we used Chinooks and went out the rear. Nice warm salt water.

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American Rifleman | Behind Enemy Lines: Weapons of Vietnam’s Covert Warriors

Here is a great story by my friend, Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.) Lots of different weapons. I loved the silenced British Sten. All you could hear is the bolt going back and forth. You had to look … Continue reading

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Special Forces knives.

There were many types of knifes carried by SF in Vietnam. I carried a Randall that was given to my by Captain Joe Tucker when he came back to Okinawa from Vietnam. I passed that on to my son during … Continue reading

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Special Forces: What U.S. gets wrong.

An interesting piece about where our government is screwing up. Surprised? In 2015, U.S. taxpayers are providing $5.65 billion in foreign military finance, the majority of which is going to Israel and Egypt. Kenya, meanwhile, was slated to receive a … Continue reading

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Where is Special Forces and the rest of the Army’s SOFs going in the future?

Today‚Äôs ARSOF warrior is faced with threats that are increasingly ideologically based, predicated on hate and extremism. Our enemies target our cognitive and spiritual space in the same way that our former enemies targeted our trucks and planes. To counter … Continue reading

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