SOF Weekly Newsletter - 8-12 August 2011
FALLEN HEROES IDENTIFIED
The names of the personnel who died in the 6 August crash of a Chinook helicopter were released.
ISAF forces carried out an airstrike against insurgents who were involved in the attack on a CH-47 Chinook Saturday.
WATCHDOG OR LAPDOG?
Is the press being a watchdog or a lapdog with regards to Fast and Furious?
WOMEN TAKE ON TALIBAN
Some route clearance patrols keeping Afghanistan's roads safe are lead by women.
21 MILITANTS WHACKED!
A suspected UAV strike left at least 21 dead in Pakistan.
TALIBAN BIGWIG TARGETED
One insurgent was killed, two captured during the hunt for a Taliban commission chief in Jowzan province.
ARMED CITIZEN STOPS SHOOTER
An armed citizen stopped a shooter in the Seattle area.
HUNTING A FACILITATOR
Two insurgents were killed during the hunt of a Taliban facilitator in Baghlan province.
UPDATE ON SEATTLE ARMED CITIZEN
Dave Workman provides an update on the incident in which an arme citizen stopped an armed assailant in King County.
WISH YOUR GOVERNOR COULD BE LIKE RICK?
Dave Workman discusses Texas Governor Rick Perry.
According to the UN, al-Shabab has weakened and is fragmenting.