In a surreal change from the past year, we just hosted an in-person gathering of our Special Operations community in Tampa! There have definitely been some cobwebs to dust off (wait, I thought YOU ordered the badge paper?!) and some changes from our normal routine (there will be NO … Read more about We did it! The 2021 GSOF Symposium – US (In. Person.)
This list was curated by our COO, Meaghan Keeler-Pettigrew! It might seem a tall task to come up with a list of Top Ten highlights for 2020, but when the Global SOF team actually started talking about it at our final staff meeting of the year, we realized that we have a lot to be proud of and … Read more about Top Ten for 2020
In the SOF world, BTB means “Blind Transmission Broadcast,” which is a type of messaging system used in clandestine operations. Our BTB Blog Series focuses on how the Foundation is using communication to keep the network thriving. In the spring of 2020, we quickly made a big vector shift and … Read more about The Virtual Reality [BTB Series]
This blog was written by COL (Ret) Stu Bradin, Global SOF Foundation President and CEO. ------- In 2015, during a visit to the House Armed Services Committee, one of the staffers recommended that the Foundation draft an annual platform document for the U.S. Congress that highlights what GSF … Read more about Your Voice Matters
This blog post was written by SFC Dennis Moore, the Global SOF Foundation’s 4th SkillBridge Intern. He interned with us for the last 5 months of his Active Duty service. So, it’s been a little over a month since I started my internship with GSOF. The experience I’ve had so far has been … Read more about SkillBridge Catch-Up with Dennis Moore
It’s been QUITE a while since we’ve been able to go on a team trip, but last week we had an opportunity to join up with several Global SOF Partners and friends in Ft. Bragg, NC, for a Modern Warfare Week site survey and range day(s). **Safety first, of course--everyone you see pictured was … Read more about On The Road Again!
By Bob Wilson [Originally Published in Military Times] The U.S. defense establishment continues to shift its posture to great power competition from the counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, and other conflicts of the past two decades. Yet one thing is certain: special operations forces, or SOF, … Read more about [OP/ED] Armed overwatch: A critical special operations forces requirement
When the pandemic started, we quickly transitioned many of our small engagements from in-person gatherings to virtual events. We’ve held a variety of educational opportunities for our Partners (like Brown Bags and Partner Spotlights) and Members (SOF for Life Transition Seminars). We have, … Read more about “If we don’t adapt, we’re going to die tired.”