USSOCOM officials in full support of motorcycle safety

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Approximately 20 percent of men and women within Headquarters USSOCOM have registered as motorcyclists and SOCOM’s safety officials say, during most years, motorcycle fatalities are the number one cause of accidental deaths across the command.
USSOCOM officials in full support of motorcycle safety

Protecting personally identifiable information - don’t be an easy target

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – “Thank you for updating your username and password.” This was the message Brian Carson, Community Relations chief, SOCOM Communications Office, read one Saturday morning as he scanned through three emails from his bank – but there was a problem, he hadn’t updated his login information.
Protecting personally identifiable information - don’t be an easy target

Solid Performance by Team SOCOM Cyclists during 2015 Warrior Games

Members of the U.S. Special Operations Command team demonstrated strong performances during the Warrior Games cycling events as part of the 2015 Warrior Games in Quantico, Va. The team garnered a total of eight medals including four gold, two silver and two bronze.
Solid Performance by Team SOCOM Cyclists during 2015 Warrior Games

Team SOCOM Joins 2015 Warrior Games

QUANTICO, Va.- The joint U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Warrior Games team joined more than 250 fellow wounded, ill and injured warriors to kick off the 2015 Warrior Games, June 19.
Team SOCOM Joins 2015 Warrior Games

On their own: Afghans taking the lead to defend their country

In September of 2002, former U.S. Army Staff Sgt., Special Forces Medic, Thomas Doherty remembers when the Afghan security forces had little to no military experience and training.
On their own: Afghans taking the lead to defend their country

USSOCOM Conducts Event to Commemorate D-Day’s 71st Anniversary

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, Allied paratroopers and glider units were dropped behind German lines along the beaches of the Normandy coast, ranging from Caen through Sainte Mere-Eglise Beach. This pre-dawn assault would be followed by a devastating and bloody conflict between Allied forces and their enemies to secure Normandy and Omaha Beaches. The cost in lives was high. More than nine thousand Allied forces were killed or wounded.
USSOCOM Conducts Event to Commemorate D-Day’s 71st Anniversary

Career SOF senior NCO receives 2015 Bull Simons Award

Retired Command Sergeant Major Richard “Rick” Lamb is described by a colleague as “an NCO who looks like Sergeant ‘Rock,’ and he’s got a personality that’s a mile wide and at least a quarter-mile deep, and he’s just as fun as fun could be.” These are qualities that get you noticed, but it was Lamb’s leadership ability, professionalism and competence in Special Operations that earned him the 2015 Bull Simons Award.
Career SOF senior NCO receives 2015 Bull Simons Award

Eager Lion 2015 – A Success All Around

Eager Lion 2015 officially comes to a close, May 19, after more than two weeks of training in the region.
Eager Lion 2015 – A Success All Around

USSOCOM and industry leaders gather for SOFIC 2015

U.S. Special Operations Command and the National Defense Industrial Association co-hosted the annual Special Operations Command Industry Conference May 19-21 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.
USSOCOM and industry leaders gather for SOFIC 2015

48-hour battle results in Air Force Cross, Silver Star medals

Three Special Tactics combat controllers were awarded the Air Force Cross and two Silver Star medals here May 6 for extraordinary heroism and gallantry in the face of danger while on a deployment to Afghanistan in September 2014.
48-hour battle results in Air Force Cross, Silver Star medals
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