SOF Weekly Newsletter - 6 to 10 February, 2012
SIX INSURGENTS NABBED!
Afghan commandos captured six insurgents in an operation in Kunduz.
DOD LOOSENS RESTRICTIONS ON WOMEN IN COMBAT
The Department of Defense loosened some restrictions on women in combat.
TOP TERRORIST KILLED
A UAV strike killed a top militant in Northwest Pakistan.
SQUEEZING THE INSURGENCY
Operation Aluminum Python targeted insurgents in the Mayl Valley.
AMERICANS ON TRIAL IN EGYPT
The trials of 19 Americans in Egypt is causing concern.
"MAGNIFICENT BASTARDS" IN AFGHANISTAN
The "Magnificent Bastards" take the fight to the Taliban.
TALIBAN LEADER NABBED!
A Taliban leader in Helmand province was captured by ISAF forces!
CA ANG RESCUE!
The California ANG carried out a rescue 200 miles off the coast.
BOMBINGS IN NIGERIA
At least two bombs went off in Kaduna, Nigeria.
HONORING "IRON RANGERS"
76 Bronze Stars were awarded to members of 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
DEFENDING THE SHIP
Marines and Sailors practice to defend their ship.
CORPSMAN SAVES MARINE
When a construction accident in Afghanistan placed a Marine in danger, a corpsman acted.