SOF

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10th Special Forces Group drops in

3:08 PM3/19/2015
A U.S. Soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) free falls as his parachute opens after jumping out of a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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10th Special Forces Group check jump conditions

3:17 PM3/19/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) check conditions before their fellow Soldiers jump out of the C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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96 hours in FTX

4:57 PM3/30/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 554th Military Police Company discuss the training evolution they completed as part of a 96-hour Field Training Exercise (FTX) called Operation Mandalorian. The exercise consisted of various scenarios including simulated terrorist attacks and medical response procedures and was conducted in the Local Training Area, Boeblingen, Germany, from March 23 to March 26, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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United States European Command Image

4:16 PM7/19/2016
U.S. Special Operations Command Europe symbol.
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Multi-State ARNG Helicopters enable SOF in Europe

1:37 PM11/18/2016
ILLESHEIM, Germany- On July 11 a helicopter task force comprised of four UH-60L Black Hawks and Soldiers from the Colorado, Utah and Kansas Army National Guard arrived here to support Special Operations Command - Europe’s components during training and exercises throughout Europe for the next few months.
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Multi-State ARNG Helicopters enable SOF in Europe

1:39 PM11/18/2016
ILLESHEIM, Germany- Army National Guard Helicopter Taskforce Blackhawk pilots stage their aircraft on Illesheim airfield July 11. The task force is comprised of four UH-60L Black Hawks and Soldiers from the Colorado, Utah and Kansas Army National Guard and will be supporting Special Operations Command - Europe’s components during training and exercises throughout Europe for the next few months.
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ARNG helicopters complete unique SOF mission in Europe

1:45 PM11/18/2016
STUTTGART, Germany- An Army National Guard Helicopter task force completed the first aviation support rotation of its kind in Europe. The multi-state unit from Colorado, Kansas and Utah brought U.S. and allied special operations forces, in the Special Operations Command Europe area of responsibility, the ability to train from new heights, literally, from July to October 2016.
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ARNG helicopters complete unique SOF mission in Europe

1:49 PM11/18/2016
BUDAPEST, Hungary- Hungarian Special Operations service members conduct nine-line casualty evacuation training with the Army National Guard helicopter taskforce September 23. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces

11:17 AM1/23/2017
Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces
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Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces

5:19 PM1/4/2017
BELGRADE, Serbia- A U.S. Navy SEAL assigned to Naval Special Warfare Unit 2 holds the timer as weapon drills are conducted by a member of the Serbian Special Anti-terrorist Unit during a Special Operations Command Europe Joint Combined Exchange Training Nov 29. The weapons drill consisted of several different types of weapon proficiency tasks. Each participant was challenged to complete the drills in the time allotted in order to be deemed proficient. (photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces

5:19 PM1/4/2017
BELGRADE, Serbia- Team member of U.S Naval Special Warfare Unit 2 observes the target as a member of the Serbian Special Anti-terrorist Unit shoots in the kneeling position on the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) during the Joint Combined Exchange Training Nov. 28. (photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces

5:19 PM1/4/2017
BELGRADE, Serbia- A U.S. Navy SEAL assigned to Naval Special Warfare Unit 2 demonstrates proper procedures of clearing an area of engagement during a close quarter combat scenario during a Special Operations Command Europe Joint Combined Exchange Training Nov 28. Close quarter combat drills are conducted to give the operators the ability to make split-second decisions and to become proficient with their weapons. (photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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Navy SEALs builds relations with Serbian forces

5:19 PM1/4/2017
BELGRADE, Serbia-A U.S. Navy SEAL assigned to Naval Special Warfare Unit 2 observes the target as a member of the Serbian Special Anti-terrorist Unit shoots in the prone position on the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during a Special Operations Command Europe Joint Combined Exchange Training Nov. 28. (photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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Greece, Cyprus and the U.S. join forces for naval SOF exercise in the Mediterranean Sea

2:58 PM2/10/2021
CRETE, Greece – Naval special operations forces from the Greek Underwater Demolition Team (DYK), Cypriot Underwater Demolition Team (UDT), and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWCC) joined forces to conduct a maritime exercise in Souda Bay, Greece, January 11-29. The tri-lateral Special Operations Forces (SOF) exercise, which was designed to better enable global operations, included Over the Beach (OTB), Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS), and Small Boat Interdiction (SBI).
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Special Operations Command Europe Announces Establishment of Forward Deployed Headquarters in Albania

8:00 AM1/7/2022
STUTTGART, Germany – As part of an ongoing effort in enhancing Special Operations Forces capabilities as a keystone for regional stability, US Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) has made the decision to locate a forward-based SOF headquarters, on a rotational basis, in Albania. The location of the forward HQ in Albania will provide increased interoperability with our Albanian allies, important access to transportation hubs in the Balkans and greater logistical flexibility.
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Special Operations Command Europe participates in Trojan Footprint 22

10:15 AM5/10/2022
During exercise Trojan Footprint 22, U.S. Special Operations Forces work and train together with NATO allies and European partners across Southeastern Europe, the Baltics and the Black Sea region to demonstrate their collective military readiness to deploy and respond to any crisis that may arise.
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