SOF Weekly Newsletter - 23 May to 27 May, 2011
GRASSLEY PLAYS HARDBALL
Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) has upped the pressure on the Justice Department to break through the stonewalling.
VMM-264 IN AFGHANISTAN
Video of VMM-264 on operations in Afghanistan.
CCW MOVES FORWARD
In Wisconsin, a concealed-carry bill has moved forward.
QARI MUSA WHACKED
A senior Taliban leader, Qari Musa, was taken out via a precision air strike in Baghlan province, Afghanistan.
MI-24 HINDS USED ON HMONG!
The Vietnamese government used Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters on Hmong who were peacefully demonstrating.
ARMY ENHANCING COUNTER-IED TRAINING
The Army is enhancing its counter-IED training, enabling American troops to defeat a weapon popular among terrorists and insurgents.
TALIBAN NO MATCH FOR COALITION
The Taliban spring offensive has been no match for the efforts of Afghan and coalition forces.
MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD TAKEOVER?
Could the Muslim Brotherhood take over Egypt?
CHICOMS PRESS ON SALES TO TAIWAN
During a joint press appearance with Admiral Mike Mullen, a senior ChiCom general pressed the U.S. to re-think its law on arms sales to Taiwan.
ACP AT THE SMALL ARMS RANGE
Afghan Customs Police training at the small arms range at FOB Walton.
MARINES CHECK OUT ROMANIAN GEAR
Marines in the Black Sea Rotational Force got a chance to check out Romanian gear.