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Green Berets

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This article is about the U.S. Special Operations Force. For the 1968 John Wayne film see The Green Berets (movie).
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Shoulder sleeve patch of the United States Army Special Forces, the Green Berets.
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A US Special Forces operator in Afghanistan

The United States Army Special Forces —also known as the Green Berets or simply Special Forces (capitalized)— is a Special Operations Force of the U.S. Army trained for unconventional warfare and special operations. The force was founded by Aaron Bank and their official headgear is the green beret.

Their official motto is De opresso liber ("To liberate the oppressed").

The #1 hit song Ballad of the Green Berets and the book The Green Berets are in reference to this elite force.

References

  1. USASOC. United States Army Special Forces Command (http://www.soc.mil/SF/SF_default.htm). United States Army. United States of America.

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