#Green Beret

Green Beret to be awarded Medal of Honor

Take yourself back to April 6, 2008.  What were you doing?  Was it memorable? Now, was it Medal of Honor worthy? Well, for Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams, it most certainly was.  He and his team, along with some Afghan Commandos, received a mission to capture or kill a High Value Target in the province …

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U.S. Soldier Killed in Helmand Province Was “Exceptional” Green Beret

An American Green Beret killed in Afghanistan’s dangerous Helmand Province was named as Special Forces Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson, said the Pentagon on Wednesday. Thompson, who was assigned to 3rd battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, was killed when his patrol triggered an improvised explosive device on Tuesday.  The blast killed Thompson and wounded six …

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Two Female Soldiers Accepted Into Army Special Forces Training

  Two female officers, whom the Department of Defense has declined to name, have been accepted to become Green Berets—if they can pass the rigorous selection and complete the requirements. The female officers applied and were admitted in the wake of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s order to open all combat arms specialties to women last …

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