COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin graduated from the Special Forces Training Course in 1968, as a communications supervisor. He served with 7th SFGA, and then was fortunate to serve with A503, A504, B55 “Mike Force”, 5th SFGA, Republic of Vietnam. After commissioning, he commanded ODAs, was Team Chief for the FORSCOM Intelligence Center for DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM, wrote new Tactics, Techniques and Protocols for Antiterrorism and Force Protection for J37, the Pentagon after the Khobar Towers event, and commanded the JRU, SOCJFCOM. He retired 1/1/2006, after serving as Chief of Plans, Combined Forces Command, Afghanistan, and Chief Military Liaison Team, US Embassy Kabul, 2004-2005.
Between these assignments were there was a series of interesting posts in CONUS, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.
Since retirement he served as the SF consultant on the conversion of nuclear submarines to SOF platforms, and was primary author of the ARSOF Future Operating Concepts 2016-2025. In 2012 he was named a Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment, and served as the National President of the Special Forces Association. When his term as President, SFA ended, he happily returned to his duties as Deputy Chief Cook and Bottle Washer, of SFA Chapter VI, The Camp Mackall Chapter.
[ Newest ]American Injustice
COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin 7/16/2021 8:02 AM
Based on the actions of our justice system since 2016 and from local to federal, Americans can rightfully wonder if American justice is no longer "blind."
COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin 7/15/2021 8:02 AM
Xi Jinping, Image: Wikipedia
At the European Summit a couple of weeks ago ChiCom President Xi called for a global currency, linked to the Yuan, the ChiCom currency, to replace the US Dollar. This is not good news.
Are You Serious?
COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin 7/14/2021 8:01 AM
Just when you think the Leftists have set an unreachable bar for privacy violations, they once again raise it.
COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin 7/13/2021 8:01 AM
Based on what we see of the Biden Foreign Policy efforts, all the Democrat mewling about President Trump costing America respect throughout the World, was obviously a clear case of forward projection
COL (R) John “Jack” Tobin 7/12/2021 8:01 AM
Why do the leftists--the DINOs continue to ignore the Constitution, "settled law" and common decency in their maniacal desire to have Americans “jabbed” with their “experimental drug?”
Fear, Envy and Socialism
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