This post is a direct copy of a letter from Brigadier General Slawomir Drumowicz and Colonel (Retired) Stuart Bradin. After careful and thorough consideration, it is with great disappointment that we announce the decision to postpone the 2020 Global SOF Symposium - Europe originally scheduled … Read more about 2020 GSOF Symposium – Europe is Officially Postponed to 2021
Our team at the Foundation is working steadfastly to push our mission to support and empower the global SOF community. We’ve always worked from home, but usually we’re traveling frequently and gathering our community--two things we can’t do right now. However, we’ve adapted and found ways of … Read more about Our Full Court Press–From Home!
To open with an understatement, 2020 has been an unusual year. But at the Foundation, we’re hopeful that we can inject some normalcy back into our timeline and push forward with our two big fall events: the GSOF Symposium in Europe and Modern Warfare Week in the US. (This blog is focused on the … Read more about Our 5th European Symposium is Headed to Warsaw!
This Op/Ed was written by CSM (R) Michael T. Hall, a member of the Global SOF Advisory Council. “The days of creating capability, as needed, and just in time, have been over for a long time...” The similarity between Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Dixie Cups is not immediately obvious, … Read more about Protecting the Future of the SOF Enterprise [OP/ED]
Each year we provide an Annual Report to our Global SOF Individual Members, Partners, and Stakeholders. The FY20 Report, which covers July 2019 to June 2020, is available below: Or you can view the full report below: If you're not yet a Member of the Global SOF Foundation and you'd … Read more about Our FY20 Report to Members
This message was written by CSM (Ret) Rick Lamb, the Director of Government Relations for the Global SOF Foundation. You can watch Rick deliver this message via video at the link below (in an authentic replica of a Union uniform from the Civil War), or continue on if you want to read it … Read more about Our 2020 Memorial Day Message
This Op-Ed was co-authored by Global SOF President & CEO, Stu Bradin, along with two members of our Advisory Council, Mark Clark and Thomas Trask. It has also been published by Military Times. Last week, many of our nation’s retired and active special operations forces (SOF) leaders and … Read more about The Role of Special Operations Forces in a ‘Great Power Conflict’ (OP-ED)
Last year we launched a new initiative called Membership May. We found that with our growing event calendar and increased effort toward SOF Imperatives initiatives, our small team wasn’t able to put a steady focus on growing our network of Individual Members. And thus, Membership May was born! … Read more about Emphasizing Community During An Era of Challenge