Anniversary of U.S. Army Special Forces – June 19, 1952

US Army Special Forces Green Beret

June 19th, 2017 is the 65th anniversary of U.S. Army Special Forces. The elite Green Beret unit was formed in 1952. It draws its heritage from a number of different special operations, intelligence, and unconventional warfare organizations to include the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), U.S. Army Rangers, 1st Special Service Force, and others. Currently there are seven Special Forces Groups – five active duty Special Forces groups and two National Guard Special Forces groups.

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