The integration of Navy SEALs and special boat teams into carrier strike group and amphibious ready group training exercises reflects naval special warfare’s renewed commitment to support the fleet and joint force and reinforce its own roots as naval commandos, said the top Navy SEAL on Tuesday. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from the Pentagon and the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
An Iranian Navy ship thought to be bound for Venezuela left its port in late April with seven high-speed missile-attack craft strapped to its deck, USNI News has learned. Read More
The following is the May 6, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Feb. 22, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
A Navy carrier strike group got a first glimpse at what future operations could look like, with SEALs providing forward targeting data and Marines on expeditionary bases providing another missile strike option to supplement the strike group’s aircraft- and surface ship-based weapons. Read More
The following is the record of trial from the 2019 court-martial of retired Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher. The redacted record was released earlier this week by the Navy in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. Read More
The SEAL who pleaded guilty this month to manslaughter in the 2017 death of Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was sentenced to 10 years of confinement on Saturday, USNI News has learned. Read More
This post has been updated with additional statement from defense attorney, Phil Stackhouse.
A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty on Thursday for his part in the 2017 homicide of a special operations soldier, service officials confirmed to USNI News. Read More
The following is the Jan. 4, 2021 Congressional Research Service In Focus report, Russian Cyber Units. Read More
Harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies has become the new arms race among the great powers, a Hudson Institute panel on handling big data in military operations said Monday. Read More