The holiday season is a time of togetherness, and we at the Global SOF Foundation made that happen to a festive degree this week! Read on to catch up on our annual holiday party, see how we we bid a fond farewell to two GSF “OGs,” and the impending launch of the GSF podcast! The 2018 Joint … Read more about Wrapping Up 2018
The GSF Team took a bit of a break to enjoy our Thanksgivings weekends with our friends and families, but that break was short lived--we rolled right back into action on Monday as we converged from various locations in Florida and DC to Orlando, FL…. That’s right. It’s I/ITSEC time. IT’S … Read more about Simulators, Putters, and Huddlers! The GSF at I/ITSEC (and more)!
Like the rest of the United States (and much of the world), the GSF has been very focused on the US Capital and the many activities within. However, we haven’t been completely overtaken by the mid-term elections or the announcement of the new Amazon HQ—our focus has been on attending enriching … Read more about Snow-vember in DC won’t stop the GSF!
This blog post was written by Maureen Domenech, the Operations Manager of the Global SOF Foundation. Maureen started with the Foundation near the beginning, in November of 2014, and will wrap up her service at the end of this month. Thank you, Maureen, for your four years of … Read more about The Evolution of the Global SOF Foundation
Change is coming. In the US 2020 defense budget, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), experts are predicting significant budget cuts. And SOF will not be spared. In 2018 and 2019, Congress lifted the budget caps (prescribed by law) to give the Department of Defense (DoD) more … Read more about Gearing up for the 2019 Imperatives for SOF
Fall. Has. Been. Busy. If you haven’t heard, we just wrapped up TWO full-blown symposiums over 35 days. The Modern Warfare Symposium was in August and the Global SOF Symposium in Spain took place in September. BUT, we’ve caught our breath and now we’re back into the GSF groove. Here’s some … Read more about Partners, PALTS, and Podcasts
Guest Post: Visiting Seoul? Think twice: The aftermath of Inter-Korean Military Agreement and its impact on Incheon International Airport
*** This is a guest post by Kim Dong Yon, a Journalist and North Korea Analyst. You can see more of his work on his website.*** ICN is the commonly known aviation abbreviation of the Incheon International Airport. Almost all people who are visiting S.Korea will come through this Incheon … Read more about Guest Post: Visiting Seoul? Think twice: The aftermath of Inter-Korean Military Agreement and its impact on Incheon International Airport
Have you kept up with our other activities in Madrid, including the EU/NATO Joint SOF Seminar and Day 1 of the Symposium? If not, read those blogs first to get the full picture. We need more chairs! Thursday brought a slightly later start—for most of us—since we’d all had a bit more time to … Read more about Global SOF Symposium – Europe: Day 2