When SOF Runs For Congress: Derrick Anderson

Over the past couple of years, Americans have dealt with a number of crises, from fighting a global pandemic to watching our ignominious retreat from Afghanistan, and more. A sense…

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The Untold Story of Women in Special Operations

When I talk about my time in Special Operations, I often find that few people have heard of “CSTs” and even fewer know what we did in Afghanistan. This kind…

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Interview with Tim “Tito” Torres

Rangers lead the way. This is the motto of the 75th Ranger Regiment, and a guiding mantra for Timothy “Tito” Torres, a recently joined board member of the Special Operations…

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Dr. Frueh Speaks On Operator Syndrome

It's been well documented that the Special Operations community wrestles with a higher rate of suicide than the rest of the US military. As an organization, we have been working…

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The Shifting Tide of Unconventional Warfare

The Role of Cyber in Great Power Competition. Unconventional Warfare, or UW, is a coined term used by Special Operations Command. In essence, UW is when an elite squad of…

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SOTF Interview with Christian Ruf

As part of our continuing effort to bring forward the voices of the Special Operations community, we spent a balmy August afternoon speaking with Christian Ruf, a former pilot for…

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Camaraderie Is Essential When Transitioning Out Of SOF

Transition struggles are real for every SOF operator and those who have served with us in a direct support function. The connection we have in this elite brother/sisterhood while we…

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Help Special Operators and Their Families!

Will you help the Special Operations community this giving season? The holidays are a time to spend with families and remember all that we're thankful for. It's also a time…

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Trying to Fix My Brain: Daniel Luna’s Experience

I remember asking the neurologist at the top military brain clinic in the United States if he had ways to make my brain better. I was tired of being given…

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