The Special Operations Association was originally founded as the Fraternal Brotherhood of the Special Operations Soldiers who served in the ground tactical elements of Special Operations Units, and extends to the Operators of the Army's Special Forces and the elite 160th Aviation Regiment "Night Stalkers", Navy SEALs, Marine Force Recon, and some of the Air Force Special Operations Units of today. They are an elite group dubbed "the quiet professionals." Their motto, penned by some of their members while serving in Vietnam, echoes their philosophy of life: "You have never lived until you have almost died. For those who have fought for it, life has a flavor the protected will never known."
Features the unique history of US Special Ops from 1942 to present, including stories, individual biographies and photos submitted by Spec Ops veterans. This book features the unique history of Special Operations from 1942 to present, including amazing stories, individual biographies and photographs submitted by members of SOA and SOG Special Operations Group.
The book also contains a detailed history of Special Operations, an In Memoriam Tribute to soldiers who died while serving, the history of SOA with roster, Medal of Honor and Victoria Cross awards, and much more.
Includes the "inside story" of the North Vietnam Son Tay Operation Ivory Coast, the Mike Forces of II Corps South Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, South Vietnam, Iran and Iraq, Panama, El Salvador, Somalia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Albania, Congo, Ecuador, Columbia, Philippines, Venezuela.
Also details of Special Operations Medal of Honor receipients, and gripping first-person accounts of SOG operations from aroung the world with the majority on Vietnam operations.
The SOA Commemorative History Book is a large, 9 x 12 -inch "coffee-table" book with 160 pages, and bound in a sturdy leatherette cover sporting the emblem of the Special Operations Association––the perfect keepsake for all Special Ops veterans and family members––sure to be handed-down from generation to generation. Order your copies today!
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