SOF Weekly NEwsletter - 25 to 29 June, 2012
HOLDER HELD IN CONTEMPT!
The House of Representatives voted to hold Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
REMEMBERING OPERATION RED WINGS
Naval Special Warfare Command (NSW) remembered those lost in Operation Red Wings in 2005.
INTO THE HEART OF TALIBAN TERRITORY
Paratroopers and ANA forces take the fight deep into Taliban territory.
TUAREG REBELS, ISLAMISTS CLASH
Tuareg rebels and Islamists exchanges heavy weapons fire in Gao.
KOREAN HERO HONORED
A Korean engineer who attempted to rescue trapped American troops in the early days of the Korean War was honored.
TALIBAN LEADER CAPTURED
An ISAF-Afghan force captured a Taliban leader.
READY FOR ANY MISSION
A joint exercise with the U.S. Air Force showed the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade is ready for any mission.
SON TAY MC-130 RETIRES
The MC-130 that flew the Son Tay hostage rescue went to honorable retirement.
TALIBAN LEADER TAKEN OUT!
Maulawi Sadiq was killed during an ISAF operation in Logar province.
APACHES ON USS NEW YORK
USS New York hosted Army Apache helicopters.
General Carter Ham, Commander of Africa Command, outlined the threats in the region.
NAVY EOD IN AFGHANISTAN
The U.S. Navy took over Combined Joint Task Force Paladin.
UN TO MEET ON ARMS TRADE TREATY
The Second Amendment could be in danger as the UN meets to discuss an arms trade treaty.