green berets - Task & Purpose
John Wayne Walding

This Green Beret lost his leg in combat. Then he became an elite sniper

"I don't know people on the planet have the kind of resilience he does."

Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), held a Rock Garden Memorial and Valor Award Ceremony, on the 7th SFG(A) compound on Aug 21st, 2020.

Green Berets receive valor awards for grueling eight-hour firefight against elite Taliban force in Afghanistan

A group of Green Berets have received valor awards for their heroic actions during a grueling eight-hour firefighter against Taliban forces in Afghanistan in August 2019

Personal documents are shown by Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (not pictured) during a meeting with the Bolivarian armed forces a day after Venezuela's government said it foiled an attempted incursion by "terrorist mercenaries" from Colombia, at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela May 4, 2020.

Venezuela jails former Green Berets for 20 years after failed incursion

Former Green Berets Luke Denman, 34, and Airan Berry, 41, reportedly admitted to participating in the May 4 operation aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro

Green Berets assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct urban movement training on July 18, 2019, at Fort Bragg N.C

Female soldier completes final phase of Special Forces training for first time in decades

A female National Guard soldier has successfully completed the final stage of the Army's Special Forces Qualification Course (Q Course), but she's not a Green Beret yet

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, left, quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.

The Green Beret who inspired Colin Kaepernick to silently kneel is still stunned by the outrage it provoked

"Those symbols mean a lot to me ... But at the same time, I took an oath to defend the Constitution, which includes the First Amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of expression"