US Marine’s FAST Company Deployed to Libya

In response to the September 11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi in Libya, a US Marine’s FAST (Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team) Company was deployed.  It is believed the team was sent first to Tripoli, not Benghazi.   As US...

WWII Special Forces – Royal Marines Commando

This WWII Special Forces – Royal Marines Commando – began as a separate commando unit in 1940.  Then in 1942, they became a part of the Royal Marines.  During the war, the Royal Marines began their commando role, linking themselves to the Army Commandos, which were...

WWII Special Forces – US Rangers

Once the United States became involved in WWII, US Army Officials in Great Britain realized a need for a unit similar to the British Commandos and submitted a proposal that would eventually lead to the birth of the Special Forces – US Rangers.   Step back in time...