SOF Weekly Newsletter - 18 April, 2011 to 22 April, 2011
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.
PIRATES SEIZE ITALIAN SHIP
An Italian ship was seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Oman.
KIOWA PILOT STOPS IED PLANTERS
An OH-58 Kiowa crew stopped insurgents planting an IED.
NATO AIRSTRIKE VIDEOS
Video of strikes carried out by NATO aircraft over Libya.
A number of Air Force pararescuemen received awards for heroic actions in Afghanistan.
OBAMA OKS PREDATOR STRIKES
The Obama Administration has decided to use Predators to carry our strikes over 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.
MARINES GET REAL-WORLD TEST
Marines at Camp Lejeune were preparing for an exercise, but found it was put off by the real thing.
SPECIAL FORCES LOCATE CACHES
Special Forces troops operating with Afghan Commandos located weapon caches in Konar province.
Even though advanced programs have been cancelled, the technology is being salvaged for use.
APPEAL ON BEHALF OF AMERICANS
3 Hmong-Americans are being held by the Laotian government.