SOF Weekly Newsletter - 19-23 September, 2011
The Taliban leader who lured American forces into a battle where a CH-47 was downed was killed in an air strike.
The Army delivered the first of four UH-60M Blackhawks to Customs and Border Patrol.
70 INSURGENTS WHACKED
Afghan commandos killed 70 insurgents during a clearing operation.
FAST & FURIOUS BIGGER
In an exclusive interview with Dave Workman, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) said that Operation Fast & Furious was bigger than he expected when he started the investigation.
AT THE FRONT
Coalition forces killed one insurgent and captured two others while discovering a cache of weapons in Helmand province.
ISSUES IN OUR HEMISPHERE
Narco-terrorism and corruption are serious issues in the Americas, according to SOUTHCOM.
Senator Charles Grassley and Representative Darrell Issa sent a blistering letter to the Justice Department, accusing it of obstruction.
NEW OPTIC FOR MACHINE GUNS
Marines trained using a new optic for the M2 machine gun and Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher.
FAST & FURIOUS PANEL MONDAY
An Arizona congressman and a sheriff will hold a panel on Operation Fast & Furious.
DEATH FROM BELOW!
Marines train to deliver death from below to enemy air threats.
QUARTERMASTERS PRACTICE DEFENSE
Quartermaster troops practiced defending against a variety of threats.