|The Quiet Professionals
A breed apart, a cut above the
rest - another kind of soldier.
Unquestionably the world's
finest unconventional warfare experts.
Fighters of uncommon
physical & mental caliber.
highly skilled, and superbly trained.
Ready to serve anywhere at
Deployed world wide on every
continent and in all types of terrain and environments.
Operating in remote areas under Spartan conditions, with only a
radio link for connection to higher headquarters.
Small Operational Detachments of
U.S. Special Forces conduct sensitive, high risk commando
operations and gather intelligence. SF Mobile Training Teams
(MTT) conduct coalition warfare training with allied forces and
train indigenous personal, to defend themselves against tyranny
They are U.S. Army
Special Forces, known as... "The Green Berets"
Often they the sole American
military presence in a nation or conflict, making tough
decisions every day in unheard-of situations, with no one
looking over their shoulders.
Composed of "Triple
Volunteers", men volunteer for Special Forces duty because
they want to work with the best, preferring the challenge of
working in an austere, uncertain and unstructured environments.
Specially selected and trained, they are
America's main weapon for waging Special Operations (SO) and Unconventional
Warfare (UW) in an age when conventional conflicts
have become increasingly rare.
In the future as in the past,
U.S. Army Special Forces will be called upon to conduct missions
crucial to national security, in the face of overwhelming odds
and at great risk to their personal safety.
It is a task they can look
forward to with confidence, because the tradition of the U.S.
Army Special Forces is one of excellence.
It is because of these special
men and their historic accomplishments in battle and in the
shadows, that the modern-day Special Forces remain devoted to
"De Oppresso Liber" - To Liberate the Oppressed.
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|This page is
an unofficial document and does not represent
information endorsed by the United States Government,
the United States Special Operations Command or the
United States Army Special Operations Command. However,
most information is derived from those sources and has
been checked for accuracy. For comments, questions, and
suggestions, please go to the Communications
Gunnery Network - SOF