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Old 11-12-2016, 11:16 PM   #67
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Arrow Green Berets

United States Army Special Forces..
Known as the Green Berets because of their distinctive service headgear, are a special operations force tasked with 5 primary missions: unconventional warfare (the original and most important mission of Special Forces), foreign internal defense, special reconnaissance, direct action, and counter-terrorism..The 10th Special Forces Group was the first deployed SF unit, intended to train & lead UW forces behind enemy lines in the event of a Warsaw Pact invasion of Western Europe..As the U.S. became involved in Southeast Asia, it was realized that specialists trained to lead guerrillas could also help defend against hostile guerrillas, so SF acquired the additional mission of Foreign Internal Defense (FID), working with Host Nation (HN) forces in a spectrum of counter-guerrilla activities from indirect support to combat command.. The 3SFGA is theoretically oriented towards all of Sub-Saharan Africa with the exception of the Eastern Horn of Africa..

Tribute to... "The African Queen"..

During the Korean War, individuals such as former Philippine guerrilla commanders Col. Wendell Fertig and Lt. Col. Russell W. Volckmann used their wartime experience to formulate the doctrine of unconventional warfare that became the cornerstone of the Special Forces..In 1951, Major General Robert A. McClure chose former OSS member Colonel Aaron Bank as Operations Branch Chief of the Special Operations Division of the Psychological Warfare Staff in the Pentagon.. McClure retired from the Army in 1957 and died of a attack soon after at Fort Huachuca, Arizona..In June 1952, the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) was formed under Col. Aaron Bank, soon after the establishment of the Psychological Warfare School, which ultimately became today’s John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.. The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) was split, with the cadre that kept the designation 10th SFG deployed to Bad Tölz, Germany, in September 1953.. The remaining cadre at Fort Bragg formed the 77th Special Forces Group, which in May 1960 was reorganized and designated as today’s 7th Special Forces Group..Russell Volckmann died on 30 June 1982..In the early 70s, Bank began a personal investigation of the lack of security at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which is a few miles south of San Clemente..The consequence could be a CHERnobyl-type Incident, whereby the damaged plant would spew radioactivity into the atmosphere and contaminate millions of square miles..Attending his funeral were several officials representing the Philippine government..Aaron died on April 1, 2004 in Dana Point, California at the age of 101..He is buried at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California..The 5th Special Forces Group is one of the most decorated active duty US Army Special Forces group in the U.S. armed forces..

ODA 525 team picture taken shortly before infiltration in Iraq, February 1991..

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