SOF Weekly Newsletter - 12-16 September, 2011
OBAMA URGED TO RE-THINK DRAWDOWN
A number of leading figured urged President Obama to re-consider the Iraq drawdown.
MEYER AWARDED MEDAL OF HONOR
Sgt. Dakota Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan.
VIDEO OF CEREMONY
ISAF CONCLUDES RESPONSE TO ATTACK
ISAF troops have defeated a Taliban attack in Kabul.
HAQQANI LEADER NABBED!
Coalition forces captured a Haqqani Network leader during operations in Khost province.
SOCOM COMMANDER REMEMBERS
The new commander of Special Operations Command remembered both 9/11 and 38 personnel killed in the downing of a Chinook helicopter.
COLOMBIA NABS FARC LEADER
Colombian forces captured a front commander for FARC who was wanted by INTERPOL.
26,000 FMTVS COMING
The Army is planning on purchasing 26,000 FMTVs.
Insurgent attacks in Kabul have not deterred NATO from its mission in Afghanistan.
FACILITATOR OF KABUL ATTACK NABBED
The Taliban facilitator who helped with the 13 September attack in Kabul is was captured in Paktiya province.
ARMY RECOGNIZES GREAT INVENTIONS
New 5.56 ammo, a new 7.62mm machine gun, and a new fire control system are among the inventions recognized by the U.S. Army.
HYPOCRISY IN THE CCW DEBATE
Anti-gun groups have become hypocritical in the debate over national CCW.