SOF Weekly Newsletter - 12-16 December, 2011
MARINE CORPS STATEMENT ON MEDAL OF HONOR
The Marine Corps has issued a statement in response to a McClatchy article on Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer.
SHOT IN THE NECK
Shooting a Marine in the neck was not enough to put him out of the fight.
CARLOS GETS LIFE
Carlos the Jackal was sentenced to life in prison.
GRENADE ATTACK IN BELGIUM
4 people were killed in a grenade attack in Liege, Belgium.
The Army is developing a new helicopter.
GERMANY DECORATES SOLDIER
Germany gave an American soldier a medal for saving the life of a German soldier in Afghanistan.
NAVY HELICOPTERS RESCUE MARINERS
Navy helicopters helped rescue two families who had been on a dhow that capsized.
INSURGENT KILLED, OTHERS CAPTURED
During the hunt for a Taliban leader in Kandahar, one insurgent was killed and two others captured.
MUGABE DECLARES CANDIDACY
Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe announced his plan to run for re-election in 2012.
Marines lead an operation to clear insurgents out of Now Zad, Afghanistan.
777 - JACKPOT!
The M777 howitzer has helped the Army hit the jackpot.
BIG E DOES FLIGHT OPS
USS Enterprise carried out flight ops to prepare for her next deployment.