USSOCOM US Special Operations Command

Type: Organization
Name: USSOCOM US Special Operations Command (SOCOM, SOCOM, United States Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command)
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Command Shift for Special Operations

Army Gen. Joseph Votel will assume leadership of the U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, replacing the man widely credited with planning the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.Votel will assume leadership of Special Operations ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Deputies Involved In Deerfield Beach Shooting

DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) – Deputies with the Broward Sheriff’s Office were involved in a shooting Saturday afternoon.The sheriff’s office reports deputies responded to Century Village in Deerfield Beach where they received reports of a man chasing a ... [Published CBS Miami - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Alligator Caught On Busy Hobie Beach

HOBIE BEACH (CBSMiami) – Beach visitors are often worried about sharks in saltwater.However, Saturday afternoon, it was an alligator that showed up at Hobie Beach off of the Rickenbacker Causeway and had people jumping.The large reptile was captured by ... [Published CBS Miami - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Man Discovers Body In SW Miami-Dade Canal

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police were called to a canal in Southwest Miami-Dade Saturday after a person reported a body floating in a canal.The body was discovered near Southwest 115 Avenue and North Snapper Creek Drive.Officials have ... [Published CBS Miami - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

‘Unbreakable Men:’ Wounded Soldiers Take On A New Enemy

It takes a special person to serve in the military. It takes a special person to come to terms with and overcome profound injuries caused in the line of duty. It takes a special person to track down child pornographers. It takes unbreakable men.Aptly ... [Published Acton Commentary - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Army general to take over at MacDill

Brig. Gen. Joseph Votel gives a briefing on security and stability operations in Afghanistan. (Photo: Army)A new commander is taking over at MacDill Air Force Base at the end of next month.Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel will assume the lead of U.S. Special ... [Published 10connects.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sources: Navy admiral expected to be top pick for UT System chancellor

The University of Texas System Board of Regents is expected to name Adm. William McRaven the sole finalist for chancellor when the board meets by phone Tuesday, sources told the American-Statesman.McRaven, 58, a Navy SEAL, directed the special forces ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Confirms Four Military Nominees7/28/2014

The Senate confirmed four of President BarackObama’s nominees for top military commands, according to a July 25 release .Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, who previously led US and coalition troops inAfghanistan, will succeed Gen. James Amos to be the ... [Published Air Force Association - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Declining government legitimacy will increase protest risk especially if Ukrainian forces fail to re-establish territorial control by November

OFB INSAS 5.56 mm assault rifle systemDevelopmentThe Indian Small-Arms System (INSAS) rifle is one component in a planned family of weapons who would share a similar design base. The other components of the family are a light machine gun (see separate ... [Published Jane's - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 7 reports

Socom change of command set for late August

Army Gen. Joseph Votel will officially take the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command during a change of command ceremony Aug. 28, at 2 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.Votel, 56, will become the 10th commander of Socom since its inception in 1987. ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Master Sergeant Leroy A. Petry Retirement Ceremony

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment conducted an official retirement ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Master Sergeant Leroy A. Petry. Petry was awarded the Nation’s highest honor July 12, 2011 for his actions against an armed enemy in the ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

AGC Networks : MILITARY Phone Equipment Sought by U.S. Special Operations Command

By Targeted News ServiceWASHINGTON , July 22 -- The U.S. Special Operations Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia , has issued a combined synopsis/solicitation notice (H92244-14-T-0255) for Avaya phone equipment. It was posted on July 17 with a response date ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]

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...made these important additions to our executive management team at Armor Designs," said David Oliveira , Chief Executive Officer of Armor Designs.  "Conceptualizing, designing, manufacturing and assembling superior body armor, vehicular and infrastructure protection products is at the foundation of what we do, and we are very fortunate to have Dr. Rajan join our Company to spearhead our R&D efforts.  Dr. Rajan has extensive research experience in the fields of mechanical and computational engineering, and he will continue to teach the computational and experimental mechanics research program at ASU."
"I am pleased that the Senate expeditiously approved Gen. Votel's promotion," read a statement Thursday from Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. "With the world more uncertain than ever, we will continue to rely on the brave men and women on SOCom to act as the tip of the spear in defense of our nation."
White House adviser Lisa Monaco said the initiatives are "vital tools to help our military and counterterrorism professionals confront this challenge" in a "turbulent and uncertain world."
"It was a really funny thing.... I had to do the push up in front of the Secretary of National Defense while Executive Secretary Pacquito Ochoa was watching. It was really a funny incident" Catapang recalled the day he received the good news

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Command Shift for Special Operations [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 27 2014]
Alligator Caught On Busy Hobie Beach [Published CBS Miami - Jul 27 2014]
Man Discovers Body In SW Miami-Dade Canal [Published CBS Miami - Jul 26 2014]
Deputies Involved In Deerfield Beach Shooting [Published CBS Miami - Jul 26 2014]
‘Unbreakable Men:’ Wounded Soldiers Take On A N... [Published Acton Commentary - Jul 26 2014]
Army general to take over at MacDill [Published 10connects.com - Jul 26 2014]
Sources: Navy admiral expected to be top pick f... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 26 2014]
Hundreds attend military funeral service for Di... [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Senate Confirms Officers for Key Military Posts [Published Stafford County Sun - Jul 25 2014]
407th AFSB changes command in ceremony [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
Senate Confirms Four Military Nominees7/28/2014 [Published Air Force Association - Jul 25 2014]
USSOCOM announces change of command [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Socom change of command set for late August [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Maritime exercises prepare Special Ops team for... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
SOCom change-of-command ceremony set for Aug. 28 [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 25 2014]
UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tu... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Declining government legitimacy will increase p... [Published Jane's - Jul 25 2014]
Maritime exercises prepare Special Ops team for... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 25 2014]
Socom change of command set for late August [Published Tampa Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Other Defense ... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 25 2014]
Medal of Honor recipient retiring [Published Northwest Guardian - Jul 25 2014]
Armor Designs Announces Organizational Changes [Published Michigan Live - Jul 25 2014]
Army vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF pos... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Army Vice Chief Campbell Confirmed for ISAF Pos... [Published DefenseNews.com - Jul 25 2014]
Senate approves nominations of Dunford, Campbel... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF post; Vo... [Published Air Force Times - News - Jul 25 2014]
Votel to succeed McRaven as SOCom commander at ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 24 2014]
MOH recipient retires after nearly 15 years sel... [Published DVIDS - Jul 24 2014]
Senate approves Votel as Socom commander [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
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The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. ...
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