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Assault Team Critical Task Evaluation 1 Assault Team Critical Task Evaluation 1
In the Critical Task Evaluations 1, competitors move through two ranges while firing both their assault rifles and pistols at stationary and moving targets. This...
Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
Special forces teams from 20 countries gathered for the Fuerzas Comando 2016 opening ceremony. Nations competing refine the tactics used by their special operations...
Final Practice for U.S. Wheel-Chair Rugby Team Before 2016 Invictus Games Final Practice for U.S. Wheel-Chair Rugby Team Before...
The Team U.S. Wheel-Chair Rugby Team gathered on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida today to begin their final day of official practice, before the 2016 Invictus...
Team U.S. Hosts Exhibition Game Vs Tampa Bay Strongdogs Before 2016 Invictus Games Team U.S. Hosts Exhibition Game Vs Tampa Bay Strongdogs...
The Wheel-Chair Basketball Team for Team U.S. played an exhibition game on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to begin their final two days of official practice, before...
B-Roll Package - Team U.S. Wheel-Chair Basketball Play Exhibition Game on Day 1 of Final 2 Days Of Practice B-Roll Package - Team U.S. Wheel-Chair Basketball Play...
The Team U.S. Wheel-Chair Basketball Team gathered on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida today to begin their final two days of official practice, before the 2016...
B-Roll Package - Team U.S. Seated Volleyball Team Enjoys Day 1 of Final 2 Practices Before 2016 Invictus B-Roll Package - Team U.S. Seated Volleyball Team Enjoys...
The Team U.S. Seated Volleyball Team gathered on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida today to begin their final two days of official practice, before the 2016 Invictus...


Recent Photos

Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
A Guatemala competitor fires his rifle during an assault team event May 4, 2016 as part of Fuerzas Comando 2016 in Ancon, Peru. Fuerzas Comando is a U.S. Southern...
Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
A competitor for Team Guyana fires at a stationary target during a Fuerzas Comando event in Ancon, Peru, May 3, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Joanna Bradshaw/Released)
Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
A competitor from Team Dominican Republic completes the final challenge during a critical task evaluation May 3, 2016 as part of Fuerzas Comando 2016. Fuerzas...
Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
Special forces from 20 countries across Central and South America participated in Fuerzas Comando 2016 Opening Ceremony on May 2, 2016 in Ancon, Peru. Fuerzas Comando...
Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
U.S. Army medics with Special Operations Command South prepare a Kentucky National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for flight May 2, 2016, in Ancon, Peru ahead of...
Heithold to receive AFSOC Order of the Sword Heithold to receive AFSOC Order of the Sword
Chief Master Sgt. Matt Caruso, the command chief with Air Force Special Operations Command, escorts Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, the commander of AFSOC, out to a crowd of...


Recent Audio

Sergeant 1st Class Alfred Martinez
Sergeant 1st Class Alfred Martinez, Pasadena, Texas, talks to a Pasadena Citizen reporter about participating in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games.
Specialist Kevin Shinnick Best Warrior Interview
US Army Specialist Kevin Shinnick from Natick, MA., talks with a WBZ-Radio reporter about the Best Warrior competition.
The Great Carrier Reef
Hurlburt Field's Single Airmen Program has given its participants once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Senior Airman Stephen Ellis explains how the latest one included...
HAVE ACE
Sometimes, a simple shooting range isn't enough to train special operators. Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis introduces us to the people who provide a more interesting...
Coming Home radio feature
Radio story about Maj. Robert Bingham, MC-130J pilot at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., recently returned from a deployment. His wife, Elssy, coordinated an assembly...
The Mission Has Changed
Members of a Hurlburt Field combat training squadron go through unique training to prepare for deployed missions. Airman First Class Stephen Ellis tells us how...


Recent Publications

USSOCOM Fact Book - 03.30.2016
USSOCOM Fact Book - 03.30.2016
2016 SOCOM Fact Book updated
Tip of the Spear - 03.14.2016
Tip of the Spear - 03.14.2016
Senior Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Edward Byers receives the Medal of Honor
Tip of the Spear - 12.30.2015
Tip of the Spear - 12.30.2015
December Tip of the Spear featuring exercise Trident Juncture held in Europe, the Army opening combat specialties to women, and a CV-22 aircrew receives the Distinguished...
Special Warfare - 11.16.2015
Special Warfare - 11.16.2015
This issue focused on the Gray Zone
Tip of the Spear - 11.02.2015
Tip of the Spear - 11.02.2015
October's issue features the 320th STS conducting amphibious training, a skydiving world-record and the headquarters Mogadishu Mile remembrance.
Tip of the Spear - 10.14.2015
Tip of the Spear - 10.14.2015
Warrant Officer Gerard L. Gormley stared at the screen in front of him, looking for the target many miles away to come into view. He used a control stick to adjust the...


Recent News Stories

Fuerzas Comando 2016 Fuerzas Comando 2016
Ancon, Peru - Special operations military and police forces from 20 countries across Central and South America began Fuerzas Comando 2016, a multinational special...
Ukrainian and US SOF Commanders discuss the future of Special Ops in Ukraine Ukrainian and US SOF Commanders discuss the future of...
STUTTGART, GERMANY – Commander of Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR), Maj. Gen. Gregory Lengyel and the staff and components of SOCEUR hosted Maj. Gen. Ihor...
MARSOC Sgt. Maj. passes legacy forward MARSOC Sgt. Maj. passes legacy forward
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – United States Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, bid farewell to one sergeant major and welcomed another during...
Special Operations Veteran Prepares for 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando Special Operations Veteran Prepares for 2016 Invictus...
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Sualauvi “Sua” Tuimalealifano, a member of U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) Military...
USSOCOM Inducts Five New Members into the Commando Hall of Honor USSOCOM Inducts Five New Members into the Commando Hall...
The U.S. Special Operations Command inducted five former special operators into the USSOCOM Commando Hall of Honor located at the USSOCOM headquarters, MacDill Air...
Techs behind the teeth Techs behind the teeth
Lose a tooth? Need a crown, bridge or mouth guard? There are four Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron specifically trained to make dental...