SOF Weekly Newsletter - 4 to 7 September, 2012
ON THE LIST?
The State Department is listing the Haqqani Network as a terrorist organization.
A Marine received the Silver star for heroism in Afghanistan.
BOOK CAUSES CONTROVERSY
"No Easy Day" has a lot of Pentagon brass suffering from heartburn over revelations in the book.
TALIBAN LEADER TAKEN OUT
A Coalition air strike in Helmand province took out a Taliban cell leader.
JOINT RESCUE MISSION
The California ANG and Coast Guard teamed up to aid an Ecuadorian fishing boat.
AL-QAEDA OPERATIVE WHACKED!
An air strike took out an al-Qaeda operative.
ARIZONA IMMIGRATION CHECKS OKAYED
Arizona got permission to start carrying out immigration checks.
A Kenyan warship shelled an al-Shabab stronghold.
BRONZE STAR FOR EOD SAILOR
A Navy EOD technician received the Bronze Star for heroism in Afghanistan.
ISAF COMMANDER ON INSIDER ATTACKS
General Allen issued a statement on efforts to prevent insider attacks.
TO THE RESCUE
National Guard Special Forces troops aided in rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.
SCOUT SNIPERS IN ACTION
Marine Scout-Snipers went into action in Trek Nawa.
SPECIAL REACTION TEAM
An Army MP Special Reaction Team trains to handle a hostage situation.