SOF Weekly Newsletter - 1 to 5 October, 2012
FIVE TALIBAN BIGWIGS TAKEN OUT!
Over a six-day operation, Afghan and ISAF forces killed five Taliban leaders!
BORDER AGENTS SHOT!
One CBP agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting outside Naco, Arizona.
SOF is giving away a Grayman Knives Mega Pounder 7.5 with teeth.
THEY GOT ANOTHER ONE!
Another senior Taliban leader was killed by ISAF - the sixth in an eight-day period.
SPECIAL TACTICS AIRMEN RECOGNIZED
A Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart were awarded to Special Tactics Airmen.
COAST GUARD SAVES TWO
A Coast Guard motor lifeboat crew rescued two people when their boat hit something.
MILITARY WORKING DOG HONORED
A military working dog was honored for her heroism.
4 UN PEACEKEEPERS KILLED
An ambush in West Darfur left four peacekeepers killed.
COUNTERING "GREEN ON BLUE" ATTACKS
ISAF is enacting measures to prevent "green on blue" attacks.
US EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA
Crises in Africa have lead to an expansion of United States military operations on that continent.
16 INSURGENTS WHACKED
16 insurgents were taken out in operations in Regional Command East.
FBI AT THE SCENE OF THE ATTACK
The FBI, with DOD backing finally got to the consulate in Benghazi.
INSURGENT OWN GOAL
During operations in RC-East, an insurgent was wounded when his IED prematured.
Sad news about a real American hero.