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#Special Forces

# special-forces - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Report expected to call for new Cork Army Ranger Wing base to counter maritime terror threat
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

Report expected to call for new Cork Army Ranger Wing base to counter maritime terror threat

Jan 16th 2022, 7:01 PM 44,243 Views 68 Comments

The Army Ranger Wing have a group within their unit with specialist maritime training such as combat diving.

# special-forces - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
# Niger
# Niger

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

Oct 5th 2017, 10:35 AM 18,719 Views 28 Comments

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

# special-forces - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria

Aug 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 22,119 Views 92 Comments

The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.

# special-forces - Sunday 3 April, 2016

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 AM 10,062 Views 29 Comments

Washington has led an international coalition against the IS group in Iraq and Syria since August 2014.

# special-forces - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Islamic State's stronghold is holding out against coalition forces
# Battlefield Plan
# Battlefield Plan

Islamic State's stronghold is holding out against coalition forces

Mar 8th 2016, 9:50 PM 18,293 Views 58 Comments

US Special Forces say they’ve currently no plans to take the de facto capital of Raqqa.

# special-forces - Friday 30 October, 2015

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis

Oct 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 15,197 Views 91 Comments

Barack Obama says it will consist of “fewer than 50″ special forces.

# special-forces - Thursday 21 August, 2014

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

Aug 21st 2014, 8:05 AM 12,968 Views 45 Comments

Sadly, the journalist was killed by ISIS earlier this week.

# special-forces - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years
# Prisoner Of War
# Prisoner Of War

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

May 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 18,460 Views 75 Comments

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

# special-forces - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

This useless armed police unit would totally get told off by an Irish mammy
# Special Forces
From The Daily Edge
# Special Forces

This useless armed police unit would totally get told off by an Irish mammy

Jan 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 2,141 Views 5 Comments

YOU ONLY HAD TO KNOCK.

# special-forces - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre

Mar 13th 2012, 1:15 PM 2,164 Views 2 Comments

The 54-year-old was a former member of an elite military force involved in the killing of 201 people in a 1982 massacre during Guatemala’s civil war.

# special-forces - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 72 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# special-forces - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL?
# Special Forces
From The Daily Edge
# Special Forces

Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL?

May 7th 2011, 12:54 PM 1,289 Views 0 Comments

Citizenship requirements aside, that is… Do you think you could get through all that gruelling training?