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It’s been a slow burn on the Korean peninsula to get to where we are today. Let’s go back in time to see how we got here. How did the aggression with North Korea start? Back in 1945, World War II had just ended. Japan no longer ruled Korea. The […]
100 Years of Selfless Service Today World War I The 82nd’s history began during World War I (WWI). The war had been raging in Europe for two years when the Americans felt compelled to join the fight in 1917. The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. […]
More than 8 Special Forces Engineer Sergeant Students from Ft. Bragg North Carolina have been injured and 4 students have been killed following an explosion. The students undergo intensive explosive training during their course and reports state that the explosion occurred during a routine training exercise. We will update this […]
By Dominic Oto A North Korean EMP is America’s worst nightmare. The scenario is like the “Walking the Dead”: The United States jumps into darkness after an EMP attack. The U.S. electrical grid is wiped out— not just for a few hours or days, but months. The vulnerable power system […]
Recondo (usually assumed to be a combination of the words Recon and Commando) was founded by Major General William Westmoreland in 1958 to ensure that the critical patrol and reconnaissance skills taught at the Army’s Ranger School were taught and reinforced throughout his command, which at the time was the […]
By Dominic Oto Intro The First Special Service Force (called “the Force”) was an elite World War II Canadian and American commando unit. This unique fighting force pioneered many of the skills that characterize U.S. Ranger and Special Forces today. It laid the groundwork for Canadian Special Operations Forces (CANSOF). […]
By Dominic Oto The U.S. Army’s 75th ranger regiment and the U.S. Army Special Forces are both Army units that are a part of the Special Operations Command. The units are different. Their table of organizations show the different types of missions they execute. Both organizations do different things for […]
With the release of our new Human Resources Target, we have some great drills you can perform at the range. The drills below require one setup for multiple scenarios. Obviously, these drills can’t be performed at all ranges and should only be conducted by professionals. Range Drill #1 (Pistol […]
Shooting is an art form that requires constant practice and patience. Due to the fact that shooting is a perishable skill, if an individual fails to put in the time and effort at the range, it is very likely that their skills will diminish. One of the common mistakes that […]
By Dominic Oto The Tactical Operations Center (TOC pronounced “talk”) looks like the bridge of a starship. You walk into a large room amid computer terminals, screens, and coaxial cables running everywhere with electronic equipment. The TOC is where South Korea and the U.S. are preparing and planning for the […]
The Army Special Forces are more commonly known as the “Green Berets.” Special Forces candidates are forged through fire. Their physical and mental toughness have stood the test. Their character must be beyond question. Special Forces soldiers are teachers, mentors and combat advisors to indigenous partner forces. They must […]
During World War II American paratroopers fought from Port Moresby, New Guinea to North Africa. They were trained to fight in any part of the world in any conditions, in any climate, or in any terrain. Whether it’s a desert environment or snow-capped mountains, paratroopers can fight anywhere. The training […]
“This jumping out of airplanes was not the epiphany, it was the transportation to fight. But, there was something about it which tested the mettle of the man, that which made him what he was, to be able to, in fact, wage battle.” – Major General William C. Lee “Father […]
Disclaimer: These are only suggestions or proper setup and wear of the combat tourniquet. All personnel using a tourniquet should consult their medic, doctor, healthcare provider and tourniquet manufacturer on the proper wear, setup and use of the tourniquet prior to use. After seeing countless soldiers walking around in combat […]
A lot of Americans downplay the need to buy products Made in the USA, mainly because as a society we have become accustomed to wanting things cheap and now. We will often overlook the morals of a purchase in order to get a product made overseas at 10% the cost […]
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