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SOF Weekly Newsletter - 4 to 8 June, 2012

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$7 MILLION FOR AL-SHABAB BIGWIG
The United States placed a $7 million reward for al-Shabab's operational commander.
http://www.sofmag.com/us-offers-bounty-somali-militants

WE GOT THE CREEP!
The death of Abu Yahya al-Libi in a UAV strike on Sunday was confirmed.
http://www.sofmag.com/white-house-elimination-al-libi-major-blow-against...

GOING AFTER TALIBAN LEADERS
ISAF and Afghan forces went after two Taliban leaders - and took them out!
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-240

COMING ATTRACTION!
Submariners will be receiving a crew-served weapons course!
http://www.sofmag.com/coming-soon-crew-served-weapons-course-submariners

MAKING THE B-1 BETTER
The B-1B is getting better for its crews.
http://www.sofmag.com/new-upgrades-revitalize-b-1b-lancers

COAST GUARD SEIZES TWO TONS OF COKE
The Coast Guard seized two tons of cocaine in the Pacific.
http://www.sofmag.com/coast-guard-law-enforcement-nabs-more-2-tons-cocaine

F-22 OPS CONTINUE
F-22 operations continue, despite safety restrictions.
http://www.sofmag.com/new-flight-restrictions-havent-curbed-f-22-operations

23 KILLED IN BOMBING
23 people were killed in a bombing in Iraq.
http://www.sofmag.com/23-killed-scores-wounded-baghdad-blast

TALIBAN LEADER TARGETED
During the hunt for a Taliban leader, a number of militants were killed in an air strike.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-241

KEEPING DELRAM II SAFE
Marines at Forward Operating Base Delram II work to keep the FOB safe.
http://www.sofmag.com/marines-provide-delaram-ii-security

RECOGNITION 60 YEARS DELAYED
A Korean War vet received a Purple Heart he earned six decades late.
http://www.sofmag.com/korean-war-vet-receives-purple-heart-60-years-later

5 BUSTS, $135 MILLION IN COKE
A Coast guard cutter and Navy frigate teamed up to make five busts totaling $135 million in cocaine.
http://www.sofmag.com/5-drug-busts-2-months-135-million-cocaine

IS SOMETHING UP?
Burmese state media praised Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
http://www.sofmag.com/burma-state-media-offers-praise-aung-san-suu-kyi

HEAVY LIFTING
The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade retrieved an Afghan Air Force Mi-17.
http://www.sofmag.com/cab-performs-heavy-lifting