SOF Weekly Newsletter 3-6 January, 2012
NAVY SAVES SHIP FROM PIRATES
U.S. Navy forces rescued a ship from pirates.
AWACS CREW COORDINATES RESCUE
The crew of an E-3 Sentry coordinated the rescue of an AH-64 crew.
They are beloved by the Marines they serve with: Here is one corpsman's story.
TALIBAN LEADER WHACKED!
A Taliban leader was killed in Balkh province.
AFGHAN COPS DEFEND BRIDGE
Afghan Local Policeheld off attacks by insurgents on a bridge in Pul-E-Khumri.
Video about the Karen National Union's fight for freedom.
2,400 POUNDS OF HASH SEIZED
A coalition patrol seized over 2400 pounds of hash in Kandahar province.
DO YOU KNOW THE RULES?
Are you aware of the rules regarding politics while on duty?
IED FACTORY CAPTURED
A joint Afghan-coalition patrol discovered an IED factory in Helmand province.
TOWN TAKEN FROM AL-SHABAB
Kenyan forces took a town from al-Shabab.
2,500 POUNDS OF POT SEIZED
A joint Afghan-coalition force found over 2,500 pounds of marijuana in two caches.
Radio-controlled toy trucks have saved troops' lives.