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The Everest Avalanche, 18 April 2014, an Eyewitness Film

This week an unpredicted avalanche in the Himalayas, the aftermath of a cyclone in India, killed 32 trekkers and counting. 220 were rescued, and many more are missing.

Avalanches kill hikers, trekkers, motorists and skiers yearly in the Himalayas whose vast exotic majesty draws adventurer seekers from all over the world.

How Real Men Shoot Skeet

How Real Men Shoot Skeet: Must Wear a Suit


See Joni Ernst Respond to Lecture on Iraq
By SOF Editor

During a debate between candidates to fill seat in the United States Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Tom Harkin (D-IA), Representative Bruce Braley (D-IA) asked Republican Joni Ernst, “Are you saying tonight that you are prepared to commit U.S. forces on the ground in Iraq and in Syria to deal with this threat, and in Syria? Is that what you’re suggesting President Obama should have done?”


AK-47-style Semi-Auto Recovered in Phoenix
By SOF Editor

Another gun that was reportedly walked to Mexican drug cartels during an ATF operation known as Fast and Furious was connected to a violent crime. The AK-47-style semi-automatic firearm was recovered in Phoenix.


CLOSE CALL: YOU GOT SHOT IN THE HEAD In Now Zad District Afghanistan

U.S. Marine gets shot in the head and survives Thanks to his Kevlar helmet during a firefight in Afghanistan last year. The marine, who escaped unharmed, quickly ducks into a building with two others. Veteran Sam Arnold recently uploaded the video showing the harrowing survival to youtube. Arnold says that the video was shot while "conducting a joint helicopter raid in the Now Zad district, Helmand Province in 2013".

Kimber Eclipse Pro II

Elegance. Hard to define but easy to recognize, elegance is a true measure of quality. Kimber Eclipse pistols have a brushpolished finish over a stainless steel slide and frame, both accented with black small parts. More importantly, they perform as good as they look—and that is a bold statement.


The Polish GROM Special forces are said to be some of the best trained forces in the world. In the next issue of Soldier of a Fortune Magazine we have a feature by a Polish GROM member in Iraq and Kuwait after 9-11.

Here is a look at GROM Polish Special Forces, a highly trained counterterrorism and non conventional warfare team


Two Senior Leaders of Terrorist Group Captured
By SOF Editor

Afghan forces captured two “senior leaders” of the Haqqani Network, a terrorist group aligned with the Afghan Taliban, during an operation. The captures were made in Khost province, located on the border with Pakistan.


Fury Trailer Plus Brad on Guns

Not Your Typical Hollywood Attitude
By SOF Editor

Usually in Hollywood, the attitude towards guns is decidedly negative – and many a Hollywood A-lister usually backs the gun-grabbing agendas pushed by the likes of Michael Bloomberg and Barack Obama. However, one A-list star bucks the usual attitudes – and instead expressed that owning a gun helps him feel safe.

NDūR - 46oz Survival Canteen Kit w/Advanced Filter

NDūR's Portable Filtration Devices are the most laboratory and field-tested of their kind in the world using EPA protocols and tested to NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 by Broward Testing Laboratory. Each contains an Advanced Filter that uses the advanced technology of Seychelle®. NDūR's Advanced Filtered products remove what most other filters cannot; eliminating up to 99.9% of Micro-Organisms such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium, up to 99.99% of chemicals and heavy metals, as well as up to 99.9999% of viruses and bacteria including E-Coli found in water sources. The 46oz Survival Canteen filters up to 100 gallons of water or more, depending on the quality of the source of water.

CH 47 Chinook in Action HD 2014

Helicopter Door Gunners Hunt and Shoot

Door gunners hunt & seek to shoot the enemy on the ground.

Crewmembers of a UH-1Y Huey Venom helicopter fire the GAU-21 .50 caliber machine gun and an M134 mini gun.

Belgian Special Forces//CGSU & SFG//"Far Ahead"

European Participating Air Forces of 18 Danish, Netherlands and Norwegian F-16 ground attack fighters aircraft deployed to Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan to support operations in Afghanistan in 2002. Belgium contributed a C-130 Hercules and 4 F-16 aircraft. Belgium recently had a contingency of 550 troops stationed in Afghanistan, mainly in Kabul, Kunduz and Kandahar airport.CGSU:

F 22 Fighters Intercept Russian Military Planes 55 Miles off Alaska

War Games, U.S. and Russia and U. K. and Russia,
This was 20 Sept, makes some great footage but not much else.


Ousted NDU Instructor Headed to UK

By SOF Editor

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Dooley, who was ousted from an instructor post at the Joint Forces Staff College of the National Defense University, will again be teaching – but not in the United States.