Archived posts from category ‘Train like You Fight’

17.12.09
The Washington Times: Special Operations Forces Battle away from Spotlight

by DAVID AXE and BRYAN WILLIAM JONES You rarely see them or read about them, but they’re out there, fighting and sometimes dying. Soldiers, sailors and airmen from U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) wage war under a cloak of secrecy. Their deployments are not announced. Few reporters ever visit the units. When they fight, the [...]

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09.12.09
Train like You Fight: Firefight!

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES For the more remote exercises, [...]

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06.12.09
Train like You Fight: “Mobile Can of Whoop-Ass”

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES Because “blood free” applications of [...]

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02.12.09
Train like You Fight: “Blood-Free” Warfare

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES Two Special Forces roles I [...]

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01.12.09
Train like You Fight: Precision Thinkers

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES Staff Sergeant Dennis Corey, a [...]

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29.11.09
Train like You Fight: “Experts in the Application of Violence”

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES The 3rd Special Forces Group [...]

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27.11.09
Train like You Fight: The “God Gun”

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES The National Training Center at [...]

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26.11.09
Train like You Fight: Actors and Lasers

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES I was completely unprepared for [...]

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26.11.09
Train like You Fight: Ambushed!

To prepare for the rigors of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, East Africa and other conflict zones, the U.S. Special Forces visit the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, for several weeks of hyper-realistic training. Bryan William Jones paid a visit to see the training first-hand. by BRYAN WILLIAM JONES I had checked out. The [...]

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