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 outstanding. Since we are currently going through a global pandemic, all of our work is remote and it has made everyone adapt to changes. For example, right now we should be … 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.”
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