Tag Archives: Special Air Service Regiment

SPECIAL FORCES ALLEGEDLY CUT OFF DEAD INSURGENT’S HANDS

Saturday August 31 2013 – Australian elite special forces soldiers are being investigated over claims they cut the hands off at least one Afghan insurgent’s body to identify him by his fingerprints. A “potential misconduct” investigation against members of the … Continue reading

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DIANA KILLER THEORY. SOLDIER’S TALE OPENS NEW CHAPTER IN ROYAL TRAGEDY

– Princess Diana might have been killed by a member of the British military, according to new information passed to police. Scotland Yard said yesterday it was “scoping” the information – which surfaced in the second court martial of Sergeant … Continue reading

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ARMED FORCES BOARDED TAMPA FOR PM HOWARD’S POLITICAL GAIN: COMMANDER – Tuesday July 9 2013

– A former SAS deputy commander who led troops to forcibly board the MV Tampa in 2001 says the armed forces were used for domestic political gain by John Howard. Peter Tinley, now a Western Australian Labor MP, says his … Continue reading

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SAS PROPOSAL UNDER ATTACK – Tuesday July 9 2013

– Moves by the Australian government to use special forces to board merchant vessels carrying asylum seekers could spark international diplomatic incidents, a law of the sea expert said. ANU’s Professor Don Rothwell was responding to opposition immigration spokesman Scott … Continue reading

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AVENUE OF HONOUR TO NEVER FORGET THE DIGGERS OF AFGHANISTAN – Sunday June 23 2013

– One by one their names were read out, all 39 of the Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan. “Sergeant Andrew Russell, Special Air Service Regiment, died 16th February 2002,” intoned retired Major-General John Cantwell, former commander of Australian forces in … Continue reading

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SAPPER WHO GUARDED PRESIDENT DIED ON THE FRONT LINE – Wednesday October 24 2012

– Scott Smith helped protect US President Barack Obama during his visit to Darwin last year, and served as a special forces combat engineer in Afghanistan and the Soloman Islands. But it was his most recent deployment to Afghanistan – … Continue reading

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AN EXCEPTIONAL SOLDIER – Tuesday October 23 2012

– The 39th Digger to fall in the war in Afghanistan, killed instantly by an insurgent bomb, was a 24-year-old commando. The special forces soldier was on a search and destroy or “disruption” foot patrol on Sunday with Special Operations … Continue reading

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