Soldier of Fortune Magazine Weekly Article Briefing 21-25 May 2012

DOG COMPANY BITES DOWN ON INSURGENTS
Marines too the fight to the insurgents – locating weapons caches, drug
factories, and IEDs.
http://www.sofmag.com/dog-company-marines-bite-down-insurgency-afghan-forces-during-operation-sangin-united-horizons

TALIBAN LEADER NABBED!
A Taliban leader was captured by Afghan forces in Takhar province.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-234

NAVY CROSS
Cpl. Christopher B. Farias received the Navy Cross for heroism in
Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/navy-cross-awarded-tenacity-under-enemy-fire-kajaki

HERO CORPSMEN SAVE MARINE
Navy corpsmen acted quickly when a Marine officer was wounded in action.
http://www.sofmag.com/corpsmen-rescue-wounded-marine-during-firefight

PILOTS AWARDED FOR RESCUES
Two Air Force pilots received two DFCs with Combat Distinguishing Devices for
rescues they carried out in Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/csaf-presents-rescue-pilots-multiple-medals-ceremony

AFGHAN, ISAF TROOPS TAKE DOWN OPIUM OPERATION
During a security operation, Afghan and ISAF troops captured 3,100 pounds of
poppy seed, and over 450 pounds of opium.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-235

TROOPS PREFER NEW, LIGHTER MACHINE GUN
Troops evaluating a new light machine gun gave it high marks.
http://www.sofmag.com/soldiers-prefer-lighter-machine-gun-during-assessment

FEMALE SAPPERS
A number of women have graduated from the Sapper Leader Course.
http://www.sofmag.com/females-proud-wear-sapper-tab

TALIBAN COMMANDER CAPTURED!
A Taliban commander was captured in Helmand province.
http://www.sofmag.com/insurgent-commander-arrested-helmand

TALIBAN FACILITATOR CAPTURED
A Taliban facilitator was captured during operations in Kandahar province.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-233

NBC TROOPS AT THE .50-CAL RANGE
Troops trained with the .50-caliber machine guns on NBC vehicles.
http://www.sofmag.com/soldiers-put-nbc-rv-strykers-fox-vehicles-through-50-caliber-range

PATROLLING ICELAND’S SKIES
Air Force planes patrol the skies over Iceland.
http://www.sofmag.com/air-force-nato-fly-protect-icelands-air-sovereignty

BOMB ATTACK KILLS DOZENS
A murder-suicide bombing left dozens of Yemeni troops dead.
http://www.sofmag.com/scores-yemeni-soldiers-killed-bomb-attack

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