SOF Weekly Newsletter - 13 to 18 May, 2012!
HERO CORPSMAN SAVES MARINES
Despite being wounded, a Navy corpsman went into action to save Marines during a mission to Zaranj.
MEDAL OF HONOR FOR VIETNAM WAR HERO
42 years after he was killed in action in Cambodia, Spc. Leslie Sabo received the Medal of Honor for his valor.
WHACKED IN THE ACT!
An ISAF airstrike took out insurgents planting an IED!
EU TAKES OUT PIRATE BASE!
A European Union naval force attacked a pirate base in Somalia.
NONE HURT WHEN NAVY SHIPS COLLIDE
When USS Essex and USNS Yukon collided during an undersea replenishment, all aboard the two ships escaped injury.
BUILDING A BETTER HAND GRENADE
A Picatinny Arsenal engineer is trying to improve upon the hand grenade.
AIR FORCE EOD TECH GETS FOURTH BRONZE STAR
An Air Force EOD technician received his fourth Bronze Star.
AMPUTEES RETURN TO THE FRONT
Losing legs did not keep two Green Berets out of the fight!
FORMER EOD TECH, NOW CONGRESSMAN, RETURNS TO EOD SCHOOL
Representative Rock Crawford served in Congress, but 26 years ago, he graduated from EOD school.
TRAP PRACTICES PILOT RESCUES
Marines practiced rescuing downed pilots.
UNDERWOOD TO THE RESCUE!
When Peruvian fishermen were at the mercy of the sea, USS Underwood came to the rescue!
HAVE YOU SUBSCRIBED TO SOF?
If you aren’t subscribing to SOF, you do not know what you are missing! Father’s Day is coming soon!