SOF Weekly Newsletter - 9-13 January, 2012
CACHES SEIZED, INSURGENTS KILLED
During an operation in Faryab province, insurgents were killed in the hunt for a Taliban leader.
CEASE FIRE IN BURMA
Burma and the Karen sign a cease-fire.
Links to coverage on the Medevac/Casevac controversy.
MORE LONGBOWS FOR THE GUARD
The Missouri National Guard got the new AH-64D Longbow Apache.
NEW RANGE AT FORT CARSON
A new firing range is being built at Fort Carson.
An Army helicopter pilot received the Air Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device.
MAJOR BATTLE IN BALKH PROVINCE
An ISAF/Afghan force captured 30 insurgents and killed 7.
TWO SUBS CONTINUE WIN STREAK
Two submarines won the Battle E for the second straight year.
FOUR INSURGENTS CAPTURED
ISAF forces captured several caches and insurgents.
MULTIPLE CACHES SEIZED
During the hunt for a Taliban leader in Ghazni province, ISAF troops seized multiple weapons caches.
SPANISH NAVY FOILS PIRATES
The Spanish Navy thwarted a pirate attack in the Indian Ocean.
57 KILLED IN TRIBAL FIGHTING
57 people died in fighting between tribes in South Sudan.