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Is Lewis-McChord really 'most troubled base in the ...

Green Berets and Rangers get their orders from Special Operations Command in Tampa, Fla. A Lewis-McChord spokesman said the diffuse organizational structure is not …

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2nd Ranger Battalion, Ft. Lewis, Washington, July 1975. ... [SGT] E-5, and damn my head was bigger than my Green Beret I was wearing. I was assigned to the Stockcade the 19th MP Company as a turn key. And Found the Ranger Company orderly room, The first person was a Spec-5 Company Clerk, I told him my story and was basically begging for them to ...

MACVSOG -MOH – SOG Chronicles

In 2004 I sat with Green Berets of the 1st Special Forces Group at Ft. Lewis, Wash., who laughed and cheered when he joked about still being tough enough to take on any two …

1st SFG (A) Home Page

The 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) has a long and storied history serving the Nation during peacetime and war. Stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the 1st SFG (A) is the lead Special Forces Group on operations in Asia and the Pacific. Special Forces units perform seven doctrinal missions: Unconventional Warfare, Foreign ...

Green Beret Colonel Threatened to Kill Wife in Front of ...

A Special Forces officer from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, ... Ray commanded the 1st Special Forces Group and held other leadership positions in the Green Beret unit. He served as a detachment ...

SpecOps Colonel Arrested in Police Standoff Was Subject of ...

A Green Beret colonel who was arrested after an armed standoff with police in late December was also the subject of an Inspector General complaint alleging he …

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Richard "Rich" Hanlon, Green Beret... NOT!! - Guardians of ...

1st SFG(A) claims at Ft Lewis Late 70's to early 80's. Of all the years Rich Hanlon, Fake Green Beret could pick, those are probably the worst. 1st Grp was Group inactivated 28 June 1974 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and reactivated 4 September 1984 at Fort Lewis, Washington. Late 70's is after 74 and Early 80's is before 84.

Strange days in the Green Berets: of pipes and dogs - We ...

The 1st Special Forces Group was a great place to be when they activated in 1984 in Ft. Lewis, Washington state. I made a mad dash to get out of Ft. Bragg and into the First. We were the only Green Beret unit on the post so it was like being “away from the flag …

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Green Beret Remembered for His 'Warrior Ethic' - Los ...

Assigned as a communications specialist to a 12-member Green Beret team at Ft. Lewis, Chapman was adept at handling computers, satellite communication and other kinds of …

Fallen Green Beret Is Eulogized - Los Angeles Times

Fallen Green Beret Is Eulogized By KIM MURPHY ... As Chinook helicopters flew low overhead, towing a rippling U.S. flag above the carpet of forest that surrounds the Ft. Lewis Army base, military ...

What permanent duty stations do Special Forces mainly get ...

Ok so let's clear some things up. SF has groups both active duty and National Guard. National Guard is very different than active Duty. On Active Duty Special Forces are responsible for different areas of the world. What group you go to depends on...

United States Military Special Operations Groups

The other elite military groups are more properly referred to as "special operations forces," or "special ops." It may interest you to know that many Special Forces soldiers don't like the nickname Green Beret. The first Special Forces unit in the Army was formed on June 11, 1952, when the 10th Special Forces Group was activated at Fort Bragg, N.C.

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Army activates Special Forces battalion at Fort Lewis | The Olympian

More Green Berets are headed to Fort Lewis. The Army announced Thursday the planned activation of a new battalion of the 1st Special Forces Group …

Green Beret from Idaho ID'd as 3rd US soldier killed in ...

The Green Beret was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group at Joint Base Lewis – McChord, in Washington, and was a Special Forces Communications Sergeant.

USACHCS Commandant Chaplain (Col.) Jeffrey D. Hawkins

Initially an enlisted “Green Beret” with 10th Special Forces Group ... at Ft. Lewis, Washington from 1995-1998. Following this assignment, he was the Battalion Chaplain to the 307th Engineers, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 1998-2001. He then served as …

Michael J. Tully - Green Beret Foundation

In 2004, he was selected to attend the Special Forces Qualification Course at Fort Bragg to become a Special Forces medic. He earned the coveted “Green Beret” and was assigned to the 1 st SFG(A) at Fort Lewis, Wash., in Dec 2006.

The most elite special operations forces in the US ...

Army Green Berets — "Special Forces". Army Green Berets are among the most elite groups in the world, and provide a pipeline to higher units, like the Army's "Delta" CAG, and the CIA SAD. They have about as much street-cred as numbered SEALs and Force Recon, depending on …

Mahomet Green Beret's nomadic flag home to stay | Military ...

Otherwise, she’s been mostly stateside in Fort Bragg, N.C., or Fort Lewis, Wash., as he served. They have an 8-year-old daughter, Adalyn. Ben has …

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If You Are Going To Claim To Be A Green Beret; | The ...

Said he was stationed at Ft Lewis in the 80s, the only Ranger Battalion at Ft Lewis is the 2nd Ranger Battalion, I know, I was in C Co and A Co 2nd Batt in the 80s and early 90. this guy had been telling his war stories for over a year before i got to the company.

1st Special Forces Group Veterans - Home | Facebook

1st Special Forces Group Veterans. 23,379 likes · 37 talking about this. This is an"unofficial" FB page for veterans of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). Based in Okinawa and Fort Lewis, Green...

Green Beret Colonel Threatened to Kill Wife in Front of Children …

A Special Forces officer from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, ... Ray commanded the 1st Special Forces Group and held other leadership positions in the …

After 13 years, CIA honors Green Beret killed on secret ...

The death of Green Beret Nathan Ross Chapman was a watershed event for a country that didn’t know it was headed into a seemingly endless war. ... Chapman had transferred back to Fort Lewis, Wash ...

USASFC Home Page - SOC

1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) trains, mans, and equips Special Operations Forces Soldiers & units to conduct special operations worldwide in support of GCC, U.S. Ambassador and the Nation’s priorities. On order, 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) deploys a Special Operations Headquarters to conduct Mission Command of Special ...

Richard "Rich" Hanlon, Green Beret... NOT!! - Guardians of the …

1st SFG(A) claims at Ft Lewis Late 70's to early 80's. Of all the years Rich Hanlon, Fake Green Beret could pick, those are probably the worst. 1st Grp was Group inactivated 28 June 1974 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and reactivated 4 September 1984 at Fort Lewis, Washington. Late 70's is after 74 and Early 80's is before 84.

Illinois Green Beret’s nomadic flag home to stay

Illinois Green Beret’s nomadic flag home to stay. By Mary Schenk, the News-Gazette via the AP. Sunday, Aug 29. Retiring Green Beret Ben Thomann is reflected in the glass that covers a …

Vietnam War: The Early Years, 1965-1967 - Rare Historical ...

In May 1961, Kennedy sent 400 U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) troops into South Vietnam’s Central Highlands to train Montagnard tribesmen in counterinsurgency tactics. He also tripled the level of aid to South Vietnam. A steady stream of airplanes, helicopters, armored personnel carriers (APCs), and other equipment poured into the South.

David Murphy, Green Beret... NOT!! - Guardians of the ...

David Murphy, Green Beret… NOT!! This case is still being worked on as we speak. We will add to it and comment on the pictures as more info comes in. Where to begin… Let me grab a coffee… David Murphy was sent to us by someone very close to him with questions about his claims. We took a look at his pictures and statements on a few of them and knew immediately that most, if not all he was ...

Green Beret dies during water training at Fort Campbell

3 hours agoThe soldier is the second Green Beret to die during water training in recent months. Staff Sgt. Micah Walker, who was a member of 10th Special Forces Group, became unresponsive during a …

Army Green Beret colonel, I Corps chief of staff arrested for …

Army Green Beret colonel, I Corps chief of staff arrested for domestic violence allegations ... a town 10 miles southwest of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. ...