SOF Weekly Newsletter - 7 March to 11 March, 2011
PROJECT GUNRUNNER EXPLODES
SOF has coverage of the controversy over ATF's Project Gunrunner. For full coverage, go to http://www.sofmag.com/gun-rights!
CBP FORCED TO USE BEANBAG ROUNDS
CBP Agents were required to use bean-bag rounds in the early stages of the violent incident in which agent Brian Terry was killed.
IRANIAN-MADE ROCKETS SEIZED FROM INSURGENTS
Coalition forces seized 50 Iranian-made 122mm rockets from Taliban forces.
CREW RESCUED FROM PIRATES
The destroyer USS Bulkeley rescued 24 crewmen of a Japanese ship from Somali pirates.
CADETS RECEIVE LESSONS LEARNED
Combat veterans from Afghanistan pass the lessons learned to cadets at West Point.
TAKING OUT AN EXPLOSIVE-FILLED HOUSE
Soldiers took out a house filled with explosives in Afghanistan.
COAST GUARD RESCUES 2
Check out this video of the US Coast Guard rescuing crew members from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
PRIVATE ANTI-PIRATE FORCES?
Insurance companies are reportedly planning to fund a private security force to help escort commercial merchant ships in areas threatened by Somali pirates.
MAJOR TSUNAMI HITS JAPAN, U.S. MILITARY TO ASSIST
U.S. military forces are preparing to render assistance in the wake of the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that hit Japan.
FROM RETIREMENT TO HEROISM
A retired Army pilot returned to service after eight years of retirement - then in Afghanistan, he became a hero.
SEATTLE'S LOW MURDER RATE
Dave Workman discusses the low murder rate in Seattle, and what it means in the debate over Second Amendment rights.