This blog was written by CSM (Ret) Rick Lamb, Global SOF Director of Military Relations, after he visited Seoul, South Korea in May 2019. I recently had the honor of celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Special Operations Command – Korea (SOCKOR) at their new facilities on US Army Garrison, … Read more about Reflecting on 30 Years of SOCKOR with Rick Lamb (Part 1)
One of the greatest things about my job is I get to meet with industry and international SOF all the time. No matter where I go, nations are always looking for new game-changing technologies that make their SOF better and more interoperable. The Capabilities Catalog To help our partner … Read more about Stu’s Look into Opportunities in Europe
Somehow, it’s June. We’re with you… we don’t know how it happened either. But since it’s officially summer and the heat in Tampa is really cranking up, we flew the team up to DC. Well, that’s not really the reason, although it WAS a nice reprieve from the Tampa weather… read on to see why we … Read more about Small Groups Make Big Differences
This May we ran our first-ever “Membership May” promotion ...and it went a lot better than we thought! When we first formed the GSF, we averaged around 20 – 35 people joining every month. Membership has ALWAYS been free for active duty and $25 a year for all others – about ½ of what the other … Read more about The Global SOF’s Inaugural Membership May
Meeting American Technology Network, a GSF Partner Every day is not a holiday but today was. American Technology Network (ATN) is a GSF Small Business Partner and they make amazing optics. About a month ago, Reza Sadeghi with ATN sent us four scopes to “tryout” to see how we liked them. To be … Read more about Every day is not a holiday… but today was!
We. Are. Officially. FIVE! Last week at SOFIC (or the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, if you prefer the looong title) marked five years of the Global SOF Foundation. We had our official launch on the Monday of SOFIC Week 2014, and we’ve only been growing our global SOF network … Read more about Global SOF: Thriving at Five
We are just TWO WEEKS away from the Global SOF Annual Tampa Reception, which as you hopefully know will be held on the Monday of SOFIC Week in Tampa! It’s the one Monday a year that we get excited about, and there’s SO many reasons why. Read on to hear what the six of us (because we do have a full … Read more about Amped for Tampa: The GSF Staff on why they’re excited for May 20th
As you’ve probably noticed, we at the GSF do not like to leave anything till the last minute. (We still do, sometimes, but we don’t *like* it). Because of that, we found ourselves in Europe this week, beginning our preparation for our European Symposium….that we’re holding in 2020! Welcome to … Read more about We’ve got Friends in Europe Places