Soldier of Fortune (SOF), is a periodicalmonthly mercenary magazine devoted to worldwide reporting of wars, includingconventional warfare, low-intensity warfare,counter insurgency and counter-terrorism. SOF magazine is published by the Omega Group Ltd., in Boulder, Colorado.
Soldier of Fortune magazine was founded in 1975, by Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve, (Ret.) Robert K. Brown, a Green Beret who served with Special Forces in Vietnam. After retiring from active duty, Brown began publishing a “circular”, magazine type publication with few pages, which contained information on mercenary employment. Soon evolved into a glossy, large-format, full color magazine.
The April 2016 issue of Soldier of Fortune was the final edition to appear in print form. Future editions of the magazine will only be distributed online.