SOF Weekly Newsletter - 29 May to 1 June, 2012
NATO BASE ATTACKED!
Insurgents attacked a NATO base, but were driven off.
The 25th Rolling Thunder took place over Memorial Day weekend.
SENIOR AL-QAEDA COMMANDER WHACKED
An operation in Kunar province killed a senior al-Qaeda commander.
GERMAN HOSTAGE KILLED
A German hostage was killed during a rescue attempt.
TALIBAN, HAQQANI NETWORK UNDER PRESSURE
In one day of operations, Taliban and Haqqani leaders and facilitators were targeted by ISAF forces.
Tuareg rebels called off a deal with Islamists.
NOT JUST FOR ENGINEERS
The Sapper Leader Course is not just for engineers.
11 PIRATES CAPTURED!
Somali forces captured 11 pirates in Puntland.
38 WOUNDED IN NAIROBI BOMBING
A bomb blast wounded 38 in Nairobi.
HAQQANI LEADER HUNTED
During the hunt for a Haqqqani Network leader, two insurgents were killed.
USS TAYLOR TO THE RESCUE
The frigate USS Taylor came to the rescue of a disabled vessel.