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Special Forces Soldiers help Afghan forces defeat ISIS in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan Special Security Forces, advised by U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers assigned to NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, captured a major Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K)...

Conventional and special forces partner to prepare for European combat operations

HOHENFELS, Germany:Naval Special Warfare operators from U.S. Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the...
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US DoD Officials Discuss Future Vertical Lift ‘Family of Systems’

The future of rotary-wing or vertical lift aircraft across the services is the focus of a Defense Department initiative that seeks to improve the...

NATO Defence Ministers Take Steps to Strengthen the Alliance

NATO Defence Ministers wrapped up two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (16 February 2017), focused on the Alliance’s adaptation to a more...
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Russian Army to Form Helicopter Squadrons for Army Special Forces

Special helicopter squadrons will be activated in each of the military districts to infiltrate and exfiltrate commandos and provide close air support for them,...

US General: NATO Special Forces Still Key Presence On Afghan Battlefield

NATO special operations forces, whom world leaders say have not been in a combat role since the end of 2014, are still out in...

France says special forces in Syria advising rebels

France has deployed special forces in northern Syria to advise the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighting the Islamic State group, a defence ministry official...
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Washington seeks Gulf special force, naval cooperation

The United States is seeking greater special forces and naval cooperation with the Gulf states to counter Iran's "destabilizing activities" in the region, a...

US Special Forces get ready

For the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, readiness means staying as sharp as the Yarborough knives the Green Berets earn after...

US forces setting up airbase in northeast Syria

US special forces and experts are setting up an airbase in northeast Syria as part of the battle against the Islamic State group, Syrian...