SOF Weekly Newsletter - 13 to 17 August, 2012
TWO KILLED IN GREEN-ON-BLUE ATTACK
A shooter in an Afghan uniform killed two American troops.
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FALLEN MARINE'S VALOR HONORED
A posthumous Navy Cross was awarded to Sergeant Matthew Abbate.
USS PORTER COLLIDES WITH TANKER!
USS Porter (DDG 78) collided with a tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
NIGERIA 20, BOKO HARAM 1
Nigerian forces killed 20 members of the terrorist group Boko Haram in a firefight.
IMU LEADER ARRESTED
A leader of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan was captured by an ISAF/Afghan force.
TALIBAN DEALER CAPTURED!
A Taliban weapons dealer was captured in Kandahar.
Marine Prowlers help take the fight to the enemy!
POLICE PATROL AMIENS
French cops are on patrol after riots in Amiens.
JIHADISTS JOINING SYRIAN REBELS
Jihadists from groups like al-Qaeda are joining the Syrian rebels.
ASSANGE GETS ASYLUM
The Correa regime in Ecuador granted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asylum.
11 KILLED IN CHOPPER CRASH
A helicopter crash iN Afghanistan killed 11 people, including seven American troops.
MULTIPLE INSURGENTS WHACKED!
During operations in Herat province, a coalition air strike took out a bunch of bad guys.
USS CARR MAKES DRUG BUST
Despite being in the middle of a resupply operation, USS Carr made a $17 million drug seizure.
Syrian rebels are searching for surface-to-air missiles.