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Formation9 April 1987
HeadquartersFort Bragg, North Carolina
Typemilitary
Interest ofKay Griggs

The United States Army Special Forces, colloquially known as the "green berets" due to their distinctive service headgear, are a special operations force of the United States Army, that is designed to deploy and execute several types of missions, including unconventional warfare, propping up friendly governments with advice (including on torture and terror methods), direct involvement in counter-insurgency, special reconnaissance, counter-terrorism, information operations and psychological warfare. This makes them the most diversely trained force within the US armed forces and enables them to be deployed in peacetime as well as in times of tension and in war.

As special operations units, Special Forces are not necessarily under the command authority of the ground commanders in those countries. Instead, while abroad, SF units may report directly to a geographic combatant command, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM}, or other command authorities.

The Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) highly secretive Special Activities Center (formerly known as the "Special Activities Division") and more specifically its Special Operations Group (SOG) recruits from the U.S. Army's Special Forces[1]. Joint CIA–Army Special Forces operations go back to the Vietnam War. The cooperation still exists today and is seen in the War in Afghanistan.

Cryptic May 2022 Recruitment Video

May 3, 2022, US Army 1st Special Forces Command released bizarre and cryptic call to duty, recruitment video titled "Ghosts in the Machine" from its Twitter social media page linking to its YouTube page 4th PSYOP GROUP[2], in response to Russian special operation in Ukraine. Is the command hinting at a connection to President Biden's announced Disinformation Governance Board plan for American citizenry?[3] Video leaked on American Partisan site with comments.[4] ​​​​​​​ Special Forces Command message: 4th PSYOP Group "All the World's a Stage" Join us. Text "4POG" to 462-769 or visit goarmysof.com MB01SYXEDBDOMFO


 

An event carried out

EventLocationDescription
Robin SageNorth CarolinaMilitary exercise


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