The DNA of a frontline SWCC Detachment

Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWWCs) pride themselves in being subject matter experts and jacks of all trades simultaneously. As all special operations units do, SWCCs operate in small groups in harsh and remote environments. This unique mission set requires operators to become very good at their respective jobs because most likely, they won’t have any […]

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The Army’s new battalion commander selection process is just like the NFL Scouting Combine, service chief says

If you ask the Army chief, the new Battalion Commander Assessment Program (BCAP) is comparable to the National Football League Combine — and so far, things are going swimmingly. “You have all different people coming in, where maybe you have a Heisman Trophy winner who’s got a great history, and then you have someone coming […]

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3 Americans killed after C-130 crashes while fighting Australia’s brushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A Canadian-owned C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia’s alpine region on Thursday, killing all three of its crew, authorities said. The victims were American residents, Australian authorities said, adding that they did not immediately know why the plane crashed while carrying a load of fire retardant. “Tragically, there […]

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