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Marinejegerkommandoen: Norwegian Special Forces in action

Norwegian Naval Special Ops

Utti Jaeger Battalion – Finnish Army Special Forces

Finnish Special Operations Forces Video

Friday Foto


A Royal Canadian Mounted Police intervention team at a gate on Parliament hill in Ottawa Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial had been shot by a gunman and there had been reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld

Friday Foto

Jackal Stone 2014

Netherlands Maritime Special Operations Forces, Norwegian Marine Jaeger Kommando, Czech Republic Special Operations Forces and U.S. Special Operations Forces service members trained on 11-metre rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) during a training evolution as part of Exercise Jackal Stone 2014 in Den Helder, Netherlands, on Sept. 12, 2014.  Jackal Stone is an annual joint special operations exercise designed to enhance capabilities and interoperability amongst the participating special operations forces to build mutual respect while sharing doctrinal concepts, training concepts and various tactics, techniques and procedures.

Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William S. Parker, US Navy.

Rangers Lead The Way: with OCP

In case you missed it on Friday – the Ranger Regiment has officially become the first US Army unit authorized to wear OCP uniforms in garrison State-side.  Below is a photo of Rangers wearing ACUs in OCP camo on the occasion of the Ranger Regiment’s 30th Anniversary parade on Friday of last week.

Rangers Lead The Way with OCP

US Army photo, Soldier Magazine:   photo by SFC Brehl Garza.

But wait there’s more!  Check out this interesting story on Soldier Systems Daily about how the Rangers were able to get enough sets of ACUs in time for the parade….

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