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Friday Foto

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Capt. Armands Rutkis, a joint tactical air controller from the Latvian armed forces, marks a drop zone with smoke for a C-130 Hercules dropping simulated cargo during a joint training exercise Aug. 5.

U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson

Friday Foto

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Operation REASSURANCESoldiers from the 16th Battalion of the Polish 6th Airborne Brigade and “Mike” Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment conduct a tactical river crossing as part of a joint exercise during Operation REASSURANCE on July 30, 2014.

Photo: Cpl Mark Schombs, 4 CDSG Garrison Petawawa Imaging

A look inside MARSOC selection

“MARSOC officials are in the process of releasing more information in an effort to “demystify” the command. They found there was a lot of information available about other special operations training programs, like the Navy SEAL ‘Hell Week’, but not much about their command.”

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Read more here.

The Over Exaggerated “C” Clamp Grip…Hype or Not?

Another great article – this time from Nick Irving over at “The Loadout Room”.

Chris-Costa

Read it here.

Another Way To Fight: Unconventional Warfare from Rome to Iran

(Hat tip to Jack Murphy for bringing this very good article to my attention.)

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” Foreign Intrigue is pleased to provide an article from Guest Contributor Dave Coughran that was previously posted at the Harvard Kennedy School Review. The article examines unconventional warfare.

Dave is a 2014 Master in Public Policy candidate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, currently studying diplomacy and international affairs. Coughran completed two tours to Iraq as a Green Beret in the Special Forces. He speaks Arabic and has served in numerous advisory posts to militaries and governments from the Middle East.”

Read it here.

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