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The Terminal List, SOF Interview with former Navy SEAL Sniper and author, Jack Carr

The Terminal List. by Jack Carr Interview with former Navy SEAL Sniper and author, Jack Carr Tell us a little about your background.  From 1996 to 2016, I was in the military.  From a very early age I knew I wanted to serve my country in uniform and had my sights …

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Renaissance Man: From Punk Rock to Army Ranger to Green Beret to Living as a Monk to Philosopher

From Punk Rock to Ranger to Green Beret. Tales of Military Service from a friend, a former Navy SEAL, intrigued Jason Everman who was restless with his rock career and needing challenges. The stories of brotherhood and combat experience triggered his decision to join the Army. He turned his back …

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SEAL Eddie Gallagher writes a book, on his deployments, his arrest and acquittal of murder

Eddie Gallagher, the Man in the Arena on Amazon SEAL Eddie Gallagher hits the limelight again as his book goes to press. In a recent podcast, he denied being responsible for the murder of the ISIS operative, a death for which he was charged. Yet he nor any of the …

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SHOK VALLEY: Green Berets Trapped

Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II (front row, far right), poses for a photo with members of his detachment near Pul-e Charkhi Afghan National Army Base, Nov. 6, 2007. (Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Ronald J. Shurer II) By Mitch Weiss and Kevin MaurerFrom the April 2013 issue of SOF …

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Pilot Col Bruce Crandall at LZ X-Ray: 22 missions into enemy fire

Among the most celebrated veterans of the Vietnam War, retired U.S. Army Colonel Bruce Crandall is best known for his actions of November 14, 1965, when he flew 22 missions in an unarmed helicopter into enemy fire to evacuate more than 70 wounded and bring ammunition and supplies to United …

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Rhodesia’s Bush War: Attack on a Fireforce Base, Part II

Attack on a Rhodesian Fireforce Base. by Henri Lepetit all text photos copyright Henri Lepetit PART I Well into the Cold War after the US had fired its final angry shot in Vietnam Rhodesia became the last western democracy engaged in a hot one fighting for its survival against a …

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A Former Marine and Vietnam Vet Becomes a Merc

Against insurmountable odds, Ian Smith’s regime held out for 15 years against the machinations of perfidious Britain, the U.S. State Department and the corrupt U.N. with the help of foreign volunteers from all over the world…including the U.S.  SoF was with them all the way…and was responsible, through its reporting …

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‘Rhodesia’s Bush War:Rhodesian SAS Hit the Fuel Depot in Beira Mozambique’

Rhodesian SAS hit the Fuel Depot in Beira, Mozambique By Henri LePettit, Feature, Photos copyright  After the mid-70’s Carnation Revolution when the socialists were voted in back home, the Portuguese ditched their foothold in Mozambique. They were sent packing in a panic, ending overnight almost five hundred years of presence. …

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SAS IN RHODESIA: ‘WE DARED TO WIN’ REVIEW

REVIEW: ‘WE DARED TO WIN’By Colonel Eeben Barlow  Africa Unauthorized Hannes Wessels’ latest book ‘We Dared to Win’ is a book no serious student of war in Africa should be without. It chronicles the final years of a very special clandestine military unit, and a haemorrhaging and dying country. It …

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Rhodesia’s Bush War: Attack on a Fireforce Base, Part I

Attack on a Rhodesian Fireforce Base. by Henri Lepetit, photos and text copyright  Well into the Cold War after the US had fired its final angry shot in Vietnam Rhodesia became the last western democracy engaged in a hot one fighting for its survival against a communist dictatorship takeover. In …

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