SOF Weekly Newsletter - 30 January to 3 February
THREE TERRORISTS KILLED!
A strike by the Philippine military killed three high-ranking terrorists.
70 HONORED FOR HEROISM
Troops from the Big Red One were honored for heroism.
HEIGHTENED TENSIONS WITH EGYPT
Tensions with Egypt are increasing as several Americans are not allowed to leave.
MEXICAN AMBASSADOR HELD IN VENEZUELA
The Mexican ambassador to Venezuela was held, then freed.
Whistleblowers who revealed mishandling of remains at Dover AFB were retaliated against.
Numerous insurgents, including a Taliban leader, were captured during operations in Kandahar province.
ETHIOPIAN-SOMALI FORCE MOVES IN
A joint Ethiopian-Somali force moved in on an al-Shabab stronghold.
NATO: NO CHANGE IN TIMELINE
NATO's Secretary General declared there was no change in plans for Afghanistan.
PAKISTAN CARRIES OUT RAIDS
Pakistan launched deadly raids against Taliban fighters.
KIDNAP VICTIM RESCUED!
A joint ISAF-Afghan force rescued a kidnap victim in Ghazni.
BIG GUNS AT FORT DRUM
Troops from the 10th Mountain fired the new M119A2.
TWO INSURGENTS, CACHE CAPTURED
Two insurgents and a weapons cache were captured by ISAF forces in Nangarhar province.