A soldier deployed to At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, fires a Milkor M32 40mm grenade launcher during a familiarization range hosted by Special Forces July 19, 2020. The Conventional and SOF relationship at the ATG helps enable the US's ability to bring stability to the region, and deters Daesh enemies from entering the 55km area. (US Army Photo by Spc. Chris Estrada)
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Special Forces trains soldiers on weapons systems

A soldier deployed to At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, fires a Milkor M32 40mm grenade launcher during a familiarization range hosted by Special Forces July 19, 2020. The Conventional and SOF relationship at the ATG helps enable the US’s ability to bring stability to the region, and deters Daesh enemies from entering the 55km area. (US Army Photo by Spc. Chris Estrada)

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- A Green Beret assigned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) helocasts into American Lake from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 30, 2020. A helocast is an airborne technique that allows Special Operation forces to insert into an area by jumping directly from a helicopter into water. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Hohman)
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1st SFG (A) Green Berets helocast at American Lake

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — A Green Beret assigned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) helocasts into American Lake from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 30, 2020. A helocast is an airborne technique that allows Special Operation forces to insert into an area by jumping directly from a helicopter into water. (U.S. Army photo by [Read More …]

An officer from the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service’s Special Tasks Unit watches his sector during a small unit tactics exercise run by U.S. Army Special Forces. U.S. forces work with this unit to enhance their skill sets while increasing their ability to interoperate with NATO forces when needed.
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U.S. Special Forces train Lithuanian border guards

An officer from the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service’s Special Tasks Unit watches his sector during a small unit tactics exercise run by U.S. Army Special Forces. U.S. forces work with this unit to enhance their skill sets while increasing their ability to interoperate with NATO forces when needed.

U.S. Special Operation Forces members with U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Norwegian SOF, conduct RAPIDS infiltrations/exfiltration training with snowmobiles, March 8, 2020, in Northern Norway, using the U.S. Air Force’s CV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing. RAPIDS is a Special Forces tactic for quickly inserting and removing personnel into and out of an area. The training was conducted to allow the Special Forces allows special forces members to maintain proficiency in the RAPIDS procedures. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
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U.S. Air Force, Army, Norwegian SOF conducts RAPIDS training in Norway

U.S. Special Operation Forces members with U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Norwegian SOF, conduct RAPIDS infiltrations/exfiltration training with snowmobiles, March 8, 2020, in Northern Norway, using the U.S. Air Force’s CV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing. RAPIDS is a Special Forces tactic for quickly inserting and removing personnel into and out of an area. [Read More …]