First of all, a belated Happy Veterans Day to all of those who serve, have served and especially for those who are about to serve. Last week was a very busy one for the veterans in our small town in Central Massachusetts. Members of our local Veterans Council, the VFW, and the American Legion were More »
Naval Special Warfare Command
Naval Special Warfare (NSW) is comprised of approximately 8,900 total personnel, including more than 2,400 active-duty Special Warfare Operators, known as SEALs, 700 Special Warfare Boat Operators, also known as Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC), 700 reserve personnel, 4,100 support personnel and more than 1,100 civilians.
Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC or “WARCOM”) is a component command of the United States Special Operations Command (US SOCOM). WARCOM is headquarterd in San Diego, Calif. and leads the Navy’s special operations force and the maritime component of SOCOM.
The story about the Green Beret found murdered in his apartment in Mali has taken an ominous twist. A recent piece penned by the Daily Beast, says SSG Logan Melgar of the 3rd Special Forces Group was murdered by two Navy SEALs from SEAL Team Six after he found out about the pair’s stealing of More »
Since the announcement in August that the Trump Administration has committed to Afghanistan, the U.S. military’s numbers there continue to grow. There could soon be 16,000 troops in the country as the Army is gearing up to deploy hundreds of Army trainers there early in 2018. In his August speech, President Donald Trump said that More »
Both Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt knew that they had to make some tangible moves against the Germans in 1942. And despite Josef Stalin’s insistence that western allies open a second front, Churchill knew that would end in disaster. So the powers decided that they’d first pacify North Africa, where the British Eighth Army and More »
President Donald Trump is making strong overtures about the North Korean regime and plans on using this trip to drum up more support for his policies toward the government of Kim Jong Un, to stop them from gaining nuclear weapons. On Sunday he said that “no one, no dictator, no regime… should underestimate American resolve.” More »
The United States has ignored its role as a global leader for decades said Sen. John McCain, the result being it has allowed “”seductions of authoritarian rule” to take root around the world. Speaking to Midshipmen at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, McCain lambasted the last several US administrations for ignoring America’s mantle More »
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is keeping with his vow to diversify his nation’s ties away from the United States and towards China and Russia, welcomed five Russian ships delivering military equipment to the Filipino government. On Friday three Russian anti-submarine ships docked in Manilla ahead of Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu’s visit and two cargo ships More »
British Royal Navy divers had to don chemical protection suits while diving on a lake to recover mustard gas canisters left over from World War II. British police asked for the Navy’s help after several canisters were discovered in Roughton Woods, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. The still deadly gas was found by two people who were More »
The U.S. military has been taxed with fighting wars for 16 years in multiple countries and with the previous presidential administration cutting back on troop levels, modernization of the service’s equipment, the Defense Department’s readiness is in “dire straits” across the board according to some reports just released. The report from the Heritage Foundation, the More »
On this day in 2006, Michael A. Monsoor a Navy SEAL would distinguish himself to be a true selfless hero and willingly gave his life to safeguard his fellow SEAL operators and would later be presented the Medal of Honor. Monsoor lost his life in during operations against insurgents in Ar Ramadi, Iraq during Operation More »