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This badass congressman was the Special Forces doctor who interrogated Saddam Hussein

The U.S. Congress is not a generally popular branch of government. In 2013, a Politico survey revealed that Americans preferred colonoscopies, brussel sprouts, and even Nickelback to Congress. However, there’s one member of Congress today who you simply have to respect for his impressive resume. He’s certainly no career politician. Mark Green graduated from West … Continued

Emerald Warrior 21: The largest Special Operations exercise with a twist

Earlier in March, the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) had the opportunity to host the biggest annual special operations exercise in the U.S. military. Exercise Emerald Warrior is the largest joint special operations training event in the U.S. Special Operations Command’s (SOCOM) calendar with Spec Ops units from across the different services and even the world … Continued

How US special operators use a Vietnam War-era method to get into and out of dangerous spots quickly

During the Vietnam War, US commandos developed an insertion and extraction method that is still used today. Now, with conflict in Southeast or East Asia a growing prospect, its an increasingly relevant but still risky method. See more stories on Insider’s business page. During the Vietnam War, American commandos developed an insertion and extraction method … Continued

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