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An explosion, 3 Navy SEALs are hit. One is my son.

April 19, 2014. A grenade explodes at the end of an alleyway in Zarghun Shar, Afghanistan. Three Navy SEALs are hit. One of them is my son. He is propped against an earthen wall, drifting into ...

John Allen - UNC School of Medicine

I enlisted in the US Army, eventually earning my Green Beret and spending ten years with four combat deployments to Afghanistan as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant. I was afforded the chance to work with and train medics from numerous foreign militaries.

ISAF Leader Allen Tapped to Lead NATO, EUCOM | Military.com

Allen, who assumed command in Afghanistan in July 2011, was in Brussels this week to brief defense ministers on the progress of the war, where a spike in so-called green on blue attacks has hurt ...

Gen. John Allen: We can build a durable peace in Afghanistan

By John R. AllenAugust 24, 2012. John R. Allen is commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. We can achieve what we set out to do in Afghanistan ...

Saigon Commandos (1987) - IMDb

Saigon Commandos: Directed by Clark Henderson. With Richard Young, P.J. Soles, John Allen Nelson, Jimmy Bridges. A series of drug-related murders haunts Saigon. Ex-Green Beret Mark Stryker and his MPs must find the culprits. With help from Jean Lassiter, a nosy reporter covering the crime beat, Stryker uncovers the involvement of corrupt politicians …

Green Beret from Carrollton killed in Afghanistan - Daily ...

A Special Forces soldier from Carrollton has been killed in action in Afghanistan, the Army has reported. Staff Sgt. Joshua Z. Beale was 32.

Green Beret killed in combat in Afghanistan was …

He became a Green Beret in 2014, and deployed twice to Afghanistan and twice to South America. Previously, he had done tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an infantry soldier.

Pentagon identifies two soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack

The Pentagon has released the identities of a Green Beret and a former Ranger turned cryptologic linguist killed in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, on …

A Record Of Progress: How Afghanistan Improved Under Gen ...

General John Allen stepped down as commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan after a remarkable 19-month tenure there. Michael O'Hanlon examines some of Allen's major accomplishments in a time when ...

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Pentagon: Green Beret Supplied Steroids to Soldier ...

Pentagon: Green Beret Supplied Steroids to Soldier Convicted of Afghan Massacre The U.S. soldier convicted of massacring 16 Afghan civilians in March 2012 had been on a mix of alcohol, steroids,...

Biden and Pentagon circle wagons around Joint Chiefs ...

Mike was a Green Beret. ... East policy," with retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, ...

SOG to SOFREP | SOFREP

During the Vietnam War, 20,000 Green Berets served in country. Of those, approximately 2,000 were assigned to SOG projects, of which 400 to 500 …

'Call Sign Chaos': Gen. James Mattis' new book is a must ...

RELATED Green Beret killed in Afghanistan. ... Fellow Marine Gen. John Allen writes of "hyper war" in the 21st century. If there is a next book, Mattis might take that topic up. But he says that ...

The Simple Reason Navy SEALs Succeed - LinkedIn

The Simple Reason Navy SEALs Succeed Published on August 24, 2017 August 24, 2017 • 2,462 Likes • 134 Comments

Green Beret known as 'Captain America' commits suicide

A decorated Green Beret who served a dozen combat tours, including six in Afghanistan, committed suicide last week in front of his wife, becoming the 30th member of his elite battalion to kill...

Air Force pilot awarded for saving Green Berets trapped by ...

Air Force F-16 pilot Lt. Col. Michael Coloney received a Distinguished Flying Cross on Dec. 5, 2021 for providing life-saving close air support for a unit of U.S. and Afghan Special Forces under ...

Who Won in Afghanistan? Private Contractors — Strategic ...

When fighting a war with an all-volunteer military smaller than in past conflicts, and without a draft, "you have to outsource so much to contractors to do your operations," said Christopher Miller, who deployed to Afghanistan in 2005 as a Green Beret and later became acting defense secretary in the final months of the Trump administration.

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A decorated Green Beret who spent years in Afghanistan and Iraq training indigenous fighters, Gant argued for embedding autonomous units with tribes across Afghanistan to earn the Afghans' trust and transform them into a reliable ally with whom we could defeat the Taliban and counter al-Qaeda networks.

Report: Higher-ranking leaders not told of concerns about ...

In the weeks before Staff Sgt. Robert Bales slaughtered 16 Afghan civilians, ... Former Gen. John Allen commissioned the report immediately after the killings. ... The Green Berets came from the ...

Afghan commando kills special forces soldier: US training ...

Previously, Gen. John Allen, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has pointed to "the insider threat" facing US troops who train Afghan security forces.To combat it, …

Afghan immigrant helps church agency welcome refugees from ...

Sayed Wardak, 32, spent five years as a translator for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. In 2016, after nearly a year of hiding from the Taliban and in fear for his life, Wardak and his wife, Sairah ...

Afghanistan war: Just what was the point? | CNN

Petraeus was succeeded by another Iraq veteran, John Allen, whose role was about cleaning up. The surge had almost worked, but been interrupted, caught short, and now America was leaving.

The Green Beret Who Wouldn't Go Home - WSJ

The son of a military pilot, Mr. Allen arrived in Afghanistan as a Green Beret after the Sept. 11 terror attacks to fight the Taliban. In 2002, a …

John Allen | The Washington Institute

John Allen. Gen. John Allen, USMC (Ret.), a member of the Institute's Board of Advisors, is former commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. His four decades of service also included …

For veterans in Congress, the mission to help people ...

Rep. Andy Kim, a New Jersey Democrat and former diplomat who served as an adviser to Generals David Petraeus and John Allen in Afghanistan, said he's had more than 6,000 requests come through ...

Responses from people featured in The Afghanistan Papers ...

Marine Gen. John Allen, who served as commander of all U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan from 2011 to 2013, defended the Afghan local police (ALP) and described them as a major success. "The ...

Green Beret: Vote Trump! He Probably is More Competent ...

About the author: Clay Martin is a former Marine and Green Beret, retiring out of 3rd Special Forces Group. He is a multi-decade and -service sniper, as well as 3-Gun competitor and Master ranked shooter in USPSA Production. In addition to writing about guns, he is the author of "Last Son of The War God," a novel about shooting people that deserve it.