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SOF Weekly Newsletter - 18 April, 2011 to 22 April, 2011

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ISSA THREATENS ATF WITH CONTEMPT
Representative Darrell Issa threatened to hold ATF in contempt if the agency failed to comply with documents pursuant to a 1 April subpoena.
http://www.sofmag.com/breaking-issa-threatens-atf-contempt

PIRATES SEIZE ITALIAN SHIP
An Italian ship was seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Oman.
http://www.sofmag.com/pirates-hijack-italian-ship

KIOWA PILOT STOPS IED PLANTERS
An OH-58 Kiowa crew stopped insurgents planting an IED.
http://www.sofmag.com/kiowa-pilots-stop-ied-triggerman-iraqi-highway

NATO AIRSTRIKE VIDEOS
Video of strikes carried out by NATO aircraft over Libya.
http://www.sofmag.com/typhoon-and-tornado-strikes

PJS RECOGNIZED
A number of Air Force pararescuemen received awards for heroic actions in Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/cjcs-presents-bronze-stars-nellis-pararescuemen

OBAMA OKS PREDATOR STRIKES
The Obama Administration has decided to use Predators to carry our strikes over Libya.
http://www.sofmag.com/gates-obama-oks-predator-strikes-libya

TALIBAN CLAIMS CRACK TROOPS UP
Taliban claims about an engagement proved to be entertaining for the Army troops who heard them and knew the real scoop.
http://www.sofmag.com/company-d-fights-through-ambush-tengay-mountain-va...

MARINES GET REAL-WORLD TEST
Marines at Camp Lejeune were preparing for an exercise, but found it was put off by the real thing.
http://www.sofmag.com/camp-lejeune-training-put-hold-real-life-incident

SPECIAL FORCES LOCATE CACHES
Special Forces troops operating with Afghan Commandos located weapon caches in Konar province.
http://www.sofmag.com/commandos-ussf-discover-weapon-caches-konar

SALVAGING TECH
Even though advanced programs have been cancelled, the technology is being salvaged for use.
http://www.sofmag.com/army-harvests-technology-canceled-programs

APPEAL ON BEHALF OF AMERICANS
3 Hmong-Americans are being held by the Laotian government.
http://www.sofmag.com/laos-appeal-release-3-hmong-americans