Medal of Honor recipient, Special Operations legend receives USSOCOM’s 2014 Bull Simons Award

Tough, quiet, humble and a Soldier’s Soldier are all descriptions friends and colleagues use when talking about Medal of Honor recipient and Special Operations legend, Army Col. Robert L. Howard. Those attributes and Howard’s lifetime achievements in Special Operations led to his selection as USSOCOM’s 2014 Bull Simons Award recipient.
Medal of Honor recipient, Special Operations legend receives USSOCOM’s 2014 Bull Simons Award

USSOCOM hosts 2014 International Special Operations Forces Week

Special Operations Forces (SOF) from the U.S. and partner nations around the world have descended on the city this week with a goal of building trust and partnerships.
USSOCOM hosts 2014 International Special Operations Forces Week

USSOCOM inducts 5th class into the Commando Hall of Honor

On the 27th Birthday of U.S. Special Operations Command, six new members were inducted into the Commando Hall of Honor during a ceremony April 16 inside the Donovan room at the USSOCOM headquarters.
USSOCOM inducts 5th class into the Commando Hall of Honor

Ridge Runner training program offers meaningful, challenging training opportunities for SOF

The global security posture remains dynamic and unpredictable. Accordingly, Special Operations Forces must maintain the highest levels of readiness to support the Geographic Combatant Commander. The West Virginia National Guard's Ridge Runner Irregular Warfare Training Activity provides realistic and challenging scenarios simulating today's operational landscape.
Ridge Runner training program offers meaningful, challenging training opportunities for SOF

SOF Wounded Warriors Train at MacDill

The U.S. Special Operations Command’s Care Coalition hosted 54 wounded, ill, and injured Special Operations Forces service members on MacDill AFB through the Wounded Warrior Athletic Reconditioning Program (WWARP) for a USSOCOM All-Sports Training Camp March 3 – 7.
SOF Wounded Warriors Train at MacDill

JSOU breaks ground for new campus

Leadership from throughout U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base and the local community gathered here today to break ground for a state of the art education facility that will take Special Operations Forces academic training into the future.
JSOU breaks ground for new campus

USDA Partners With United States Special Operations Command to Support

Today, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and Admiral William H. McRaven signed a Memo of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to increase support services for military families. The MOU allows the USDA supported Cooperative Extension System and Land Grant Universities
USDA Partners With United States Special Operations Command to Support

Care Coalition highlighted at recent Gasparilla parade

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Care Coalition of U.S. Special Operations Command that tends to the needs of wounded, ill and injured servicemembers and their families was recently highlighted during an annual parade that celebrates the pirate way of life here.
Care Coalition highlighted at recent Gasparilla parade

Sailing to Recovery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As 15 knot winds with gusts up to 20 filled the sails of the numerous boats on the water, propelling them quietly on Tampa Bay Nov. 7, 18 service members and veterans serving as crewmembers were getting much more than a joyride , they were getting therapy.
Sailing to Recovery
Cultural Support Program
USSOCOM Command Parachute Team: The Para-Commandos
Preservation Of The Force & Family (POTFF) Website
US Army Special Operations Command Naval Special Warfare Command Air Force Special Operations Command Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Joint Special Operations University  Joint Special Operations Command
Headquarters, United States Special Operations Command
7701 Tampa Point Boulevard
MacDill Air Force Base, Florida 33621

Service Links

Army | Navy | Air Force | Marines