The continuing escalation of tension between the United States and China has been ratcheted up even more with the U.S. disinviting the Chinese from participating in an upcoming international naval exercise to be held off Hawaii. Among other things, the U.S. is upset of China’s militarization of small islands in the South China Sea. China’s 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.
Vicis, a Seattle startup company that sought to make a safer football helmet now has their version in the hands of over 100 NFL players and thousands of high school and college players. The company is now turning their attention to the military community and making a helmet to better protect our troops. Last year, More »
With Memorial Day right around the corner and many veterans organizations and schools holding programs celebrating our veterans service to the United States, the next small event is one we hadn’t heard of before but was well worthwhile. The Freemasons of Massachusetts and the 24th Masonic District for the past four years have put together More »
A group of Nevada veterans are rucksack marching 370 miles from Las Vegas to the northern area of the state to honor those troops who have given their lives in combat since 9/11. The march will cover about eight days and is expected that 170 veterans will take part. Leo Garcia is marching with the More »
As Germany prepares to assume the mantle as the head of NATO’s crisis response force in 2019, its military forces are in a horrible state of readiness that has left the military virtually non-deployable. Despite their economic strength, security experts claim that the Germans will be unable to meet their obligations and that they are More »
One of Winston Churchill’s most iconic speeches took place on this day in 1940. Europe was embroiled in the beginnings of World War II, which Britain, France, and Belgium were ill-prepared for and were about to be swept from the mainland under the onslaught of the German blitzkrieg. Churchill addressed Parliament in the House of More »
The murder investigation of Green Beret SSG Logan Melgar has taken another twist. Military investigators are now stating that two Marine Raiders from the Special Operations Command may have been present. Two Navy SEALs are already under investigation for the strangling death of Melgar last June. Melgar died from asphyxiation after the SEALs claimed that More »
In a brazen false-flag operation, a number of Russian hackers, the same ones who supposedly tried to influence the U.S. presidential election, posed as Islamic State terrorists and threatened the lives of U.S. military spouses. Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a More »
The nation will celebrate its annual Memorial Day later this month, which begins the unofficial start of summer in the United States. And of course, here we know and understand the true meaning of the day and not that it just another holiday, for hot dogs, hamburgers, cookouts and family gatherings. While preparing for our More »
If you have ever served in the military, or the federal government, the chances are very, very good, that you used one, had one in your pocket, and no doubt had several at your home. The black, utility military ball point pen, made by Skilcraft Industries for the Blind turns 50 this month. The pen’s More »