With the Cold War with Russia reheating again, the Pentagon is planning on dusting off the former air base in Keflavik, Iceland and refurbishing it to keep an eye on Russia’s new submarines. The modernization of hangars at the Naval Air Station in Keflavik is a $14.4 million-dollar upgrade which will house more of the 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 Ministry of Defense of Argentina released a more detailed timeline for their missing submarine on Tuesday. The military said that the captain of the vessel reported that water had entered thru the ship’s snorkel causing a battery to short-circuit before an explosion-like anomaly was detected underwater 10 hours later near the ship’s last known More »
A federal court has ruled that the U.S. military must begin accepting transgender service members by January 1. On Monday, the court issued a clarification to the preliminary injunction that the court imposed on President Donald Trump’s transgender policy. Last month, a judge on the U.S. District Court ruled that the president’s order to ban new transgender recruits More »
The U.S. Navy is investigating an accident where a transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan with three of the people missing. “Search and rescue efforts for three personnel continue with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force More »
Three service members working for the White House Communications Agency have been reassigned from their jobs and could lose their security clearances amid an investigation into alleged improper contact with foreign women during President Trump’s tour through Asia earlier this month, according to a report on Tuesday. The Washington Post first reported the story. The More »
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 »
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 »