Nonprofit SOF Support presents online auction to benefit warriors and families of Special Operations Forces

SOF Support, the nonprofit foundation that offers support to the Special Operations Forces of the U.S. military, will mark the 19th anniversary of the beginning of military operations in Afghanistan when it launches an exclusive online auction Wednesday, Oct. 7, featuring one-of-a-kind travel, memorabilia and experiential opportunities.


The SOF Support auction will begin at 7 a.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 7 and will close at 11 p.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The complete list of available auction items is available by visiting

SOF Support’s largest event and biggest fundraiser, the annual Del Mar Country Club Golf Tournament and Dinner-Gala, was canceled this year due to the coronavirus, and the auction will provide a meaningful and fun way to connect virtually with the foundation’s most ardent supporters, a news release stated.

“It’s almost unfathomable to think that our Special Operations Forces have been laying their lives on

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Remembering Malaysia’s first special forces mission

ON this day 60 years ago, Malaysia’s (Malaya then) first ever contribution to a United Nations’ peacekeeping operation, the Malayan Special Force (MSF), departed for the Congo.

Earlier, on Sept 28, 1960, the wheeled element consisting of 18 Ferret armoured cars and all soft-skinned vehicles and stores motored down to the Royal Malaysian Naval Base in Woodlands, Singapore, awaiting the arrival of two US Navy landing ship, tanks (LSTs).

After loading, we departed Woodlands on the evening of Oct 2 for Port Swettenham (now Klang).

The two LSTs arrived at Port Swettenham at 0800 hours. At the wharf, we joined the main contingent, which was already formed up, for the address by the Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Alhaj.

The scene at the port was spectacular, the area packed with relatives, friends, well-wishers and others who had arrived to send off this special force.

The full complement of 43

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National Guard taps military police units to be rapid response forces for civil unrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Guard has designated military police units in two states to serve as rapid reaction forces so they can respond quickly to any potential civil unrest around the country, following violent protests that rocked the nation’s capital and several states this summer.

Military leaders don’t explicitly tie the changes to concerns about possible election-related violence, but the nation is bracing for unrest surrounding the tumultuous presidential campaign, particularly if voting results are not known for days or weeks because of the increase in mail-in ballots.

According to the Guard, about 600 troops — 300 in both Alabama and Arizona — will be ready to deploy within 24 hours if requested by a governor in another state. Guard leaders have also bought more than $200,000 in new protective equipment, and have increased troop training on proper procedures in dealing with protests.

The moves come as Defense Department

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Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market 2020 Worldwide Opportunities, Driving Forces, COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Future Potential 2028

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There was a growth of about 41.3% in the number of persons employed as ICT specialists during the period 2008-2018, which was about 12 times as high as the corresponding increase (3.4%) for total employment.

CRIFAX added a report on ‘Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market, 2020-2028’ to its database of market research collaterals consisting of overall market scenario with prevalent and future growth prospects, among other growth strategies used by key players to stay ahead of the game. Additionally, recent trends, mergers and acquisitions, region-wise growth analysis along with challenges that are affecting the growth of the market are also stated in the report.

The Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market is anticipated to observe steady growth with many changes in the methods of production and pattern of employment in

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Global Automobile Supercharger Market Sales Channels, Distributors and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis| Honeywell , Eaton (Ireland), Valeo

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The latest research report provides a complete assessment of the Global Automobile Supercharger market for the forecast year 2020-2029, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and revenue. This Survey report covering the major market insights and industry approach towards COVID-19 in the upcoming years 2020-2029. The Automobile Supercharger Market Report presents data and information on the development of the investment structure, technological improvements, market trends and developments, capabilities, and comprehensive information on the key players of the Automobile Supercharger Market. The market strategies undertaken, with respect to the current and future scenario of the industry, have also been listed in the study.

The report begins with a brief presentation and overview of the Automobile Supercharger market, about the current market landscape, market trends, major market players, product

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Three Somali special forces killed, U.S. officer wounded in car bomb, Somali official says

GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) – Three Somali special forces soldiers were killed and a U.S. officer was seriously wounded in a car bomb on Monday outside the force’s base in the country’s south, a regional Somali government official said.

Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said they were behind the attack and put the number of dead at 20.

A Somali soldier was also wounded in the attack in Jana Cabdalle village, some 60 km (37 miles) from the port city of Kismayu, which is also Jubbaland region’s capital.

“Two soldiers of Danab (special) forces died and two others were wounded. A U.S. officer was seriously wounded,” Mohamed Ahmed Sabriye, director of communications of Jubbaland state palace told Reuters by phone.

He later said one of the wounded Danab force soldiers had subsequently died.

He said the suicide car bomb had exploded outside the special forces base.

U.S. Africa Command spokesman Air Force

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Suicide car bomb kills Somali special forces, injures 1 U.S. officer

Sept. 7 (UPI) — A car bombing and mortar attack in southern Somalia on Monday killed at least three Somali special forces soldiers and wounded a U.S. officer in the state of Jubaland, officials said.

The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group claimed responsibility and claimed that 20 Somali soldiers were dead, Al Jazeera reported.

Ismail Mukhtar Oronjo, a Somali government spokesman, told Anadolu news agency a suicide car bomb exploded outside the special forces base.

“A [suicide] car bomb blast targeted a military base in Janay Abdalla earlier on Monday,” Oronjo said.

“One U.S. service member was injured in an attack by al-Shabab this morning,” Col. Chris Karns, the director of public affairs for the United States Africa Command, said in a statement.

“U.S. and Somali forces were conducting an advise, assist and accompany mission when al-Shabab attacked using a vehicle employed as an improvised explosive device and mortar fire.”

Karns said

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