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March 16, 2018

Special Operations Forces Exercise in Arctic Conditions

More than 1,500 U.S. military personnel from 20-plus units trained in arctic conditions in Alaska as part of the Arctic Edge 2018 exercise.

Feb. 16, 2018

Officials Highlight Work of Special Operations Forces in House Hearing

The global successes of the U.S. Special Operations Command and the services’ special operations forces are due to their extraordinary people and the support from Congress, senior special operations officials told lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

May 5, 2017

U.S., Slovenian Troops Train Serbian Special Anti-Terrorism Unit

U.S. and Slovenian special operations forces gathered in Serbia to help broaden the tactical and technical capabilities of the Serbian special anti-terrorism unit known as the Specijalna Antiteroristicka Jedinica during joint combined exchange training exercises in the Goc Mountains.

May 4, 2017

Socom Commander Highlights Elite, Globally Deployed Forces

U.S. Special Operations Command forces are elite personnel deployed globally at the forefront of national security efforts, Socom’s commander said in a congressional hearing.

May 2, 2017

Socom Commander: Forces at Forefront of National Security Operations

U.S. Special Operations Command is more relevant than ever in addressing the evolving security threats facing the nation, Socom’s commander said during a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

Feb. 6, 2017

Trump: America Will Stand With Those Who Stand for Freedom

President Donald J. Trump expressed his and the nation's gratitude to service members at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and told them that the United States will stand with those who stand in the defense of freedom.

May 10, 2016

U.S. Special Ops Forces, Afghan Commandos Rescue Hostage

U.S. special operations forces and Afghan commandos rescued Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, during a partnered raid in Afghanistan.

April 25, 2016

Up to 250 More U.S. Forces to Deploy to Syria, Pentagon Spokesman Says

Up to 250 additional U.S. personnel are being deployed to Syria to support local forces on the ground and build on successes in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

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