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This Is How The Green Berets Planned To Take Out Soviet’s Special Forces

Had the Cold War turned hot, there would have been no escape for the U.S. garrison in West Berlin. Marooned in a city more than 100 miles inside Communist East Germany, the U.S. Berlin Brigade—and the British and French garrisons as well—would certainly have been overwhelmed by Soviet and East German troops. Their presence helped …

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Green berets conduct training at shooting range

Why is U.S. Army Special Forces training so much longer than SEAL training?

U.S. Army Special Forces (SF) training is “so much longer” because even after a soldier has completed basic combat training/advanced individual training (BCT/AIT) or One Station Unit Training (OSUT), which combines BCT and AIT into one contiguous course vice two separate courses, and Army Airborne School, for a total of approximately 19 weeks of training, …

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How to know if someone is lying?

To recognize when someone is lying isn’t an easy task, but there are some military tricks that could help you find out. Forget what you’ve seen in the Hollywood movies so far, former U.S. Army Special Forces Green Beret Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson explains the tactics and tricks that work both on the battlefield …

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U.S. Army Rangers vs. U.S. Army Special Forces: What’s the difference?

The US Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment and the US Army Special Forces both are part of the US Army Special Operations Command. Their organizations are different, reflecting the different types of missions they are expected to execute. U.S. Army Rangers Rangers in the US Army consist of the 75th Ranger Regiment’s Special Troops Battalion and …

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