Congressmen Meeks & McCaul Join the Fight to Accelerate the SIV Program!
Afghan former interpreters for the US and NATO forces gather during a demonstration in downtown Kabul on April 30, 2021, on the eve of the beginning of Washington's formal troop withdrawal -- although forces have been drawn down for months. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP) (Photo by WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Congressmen Meeks & McCaul Join the Fight to Accelerate the SIV Program!

Chairman Meeks and Ranking Member McCaul wrote a letter to the Secretary of State calling for urgent and bold action to be taken to ensure that the brave men and…

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New Partnership Developed to Enhance America’s Special Operations Force

The Special Operations Association of America (SOAA) and the Special Forces Association (SFA) are excited to announce a collaborative partnership intended to advance the vital interests of America’s Special Operations…

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Special Thanks to the Biden Administration

We would like to applaud and thank the White House for taking bold action on the Special Immigrant Visa issue. Thank you President Biden and Vice President Harris for caring…

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New Partnership with No One Left Behind

We are proud to announce our partnership with No One Left Behind! No One Left Behind is an association that wants to ensure the safety of our interpreters while they…

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Army Ranger Who Saved Lives in Battle Continues to Give Back to Veterans
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 12, 2011. (Spc. David M. Sharp)

Army Ranger Who Saved Lives in Battle Continues to Give Back to Veterans

Leroy Petry, an Army Ranger, selflessly saved the lives of three fellow Rangers in battle. Little did he know, that was the beginning of his road to giving back and…

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The Veteran Who Healed His Traumatic Brain Injury

The average blast wave travels at 163 mph, faster than the speed of sound and can pierce through your armor, skull, and brain tissue without drawing a drop of blood. Completely…

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The Secret Army of Northern Virginia
Distinctive Unit Insignia of the US Army Intelligence Support Activity (USAISA)

The Secret Army of Northern Virginia

They are known by many names: Task Force Orange; the Intelligence Support Activity; The Activity; the Army of Northern Virginia; the Field Operations Group (FOG); the United States Army Intelligence…

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The Third Wave: Changing Civilian Oversight of Special Operations Forces
"2019 United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition" by The U.S. Army is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Third Wave: Changing Civilian Oversight of Special Operations Forces

When Congress created the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) in 1987, it also appointed a civilian official - the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD…

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The Devil’s Brigade
"Personnel of the First Special Service Force, Anzio beachhead, Italy / by LibraryArchives is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Devil’s Brigade

Apparently, it became a trend among 20th century German soldiers to refer to many of our Special Operations units as “devils.” But when considering the First Special Service Force­–soon to…

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