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  • U.S. SPECIAL FORCES SHOULDER PATCH & CREST BADGES
    U.S. SPECIAL FORCES SHOULDER PATCH & CREST BADGES
    U.S. SPECIAL FORCES SHOULDER PATCH & CREST BADGES

    U.S. SPECIAL FORCES SHOULDER PATCH & CREST BADGES

    SAS024
    Reg Price:
    $39.00*
    Price:
    $45.00*
    • Quantity :
    Note : Price is inclusive of insurance*

    Prices shown are exclusive of Aust GST - GST only applies to Australian based buyers

    About this item

    guaranteed original set of US Army Special Forces (Green Beret) Insignia.

    1: US ARMY SPECIAL FORCES SHOULDER PATCH

    2: US ARMY SPECIAL FORCES TAB

    3: 2x US ARMY SPECIAL FORCES CREST (BADGES)

    The the distinctive SF Shoulder Patch & Tab is worn on class A Dress Tunics. The SF Crests are worn on the Special Forces Beret and on Epaulettes on the shoulders of class A Dress Tunics.

    The crests (badges) are makers marked on reverse V-21 MADE IN USA for the current offical US Government contractor Vanguard USA and come on original manufacturers card. All insignia, patches are guaranteed 100% originals.

    HISTORY: The United States Army Special Forces, also known as Green Berets, is a Special Operations Force (SOF) of the United States Army tasked with five primary missions: unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, special reconnaissance, direct action, and counter-terrorism. The first two emphasize language, cultural, and training skills in working with foreign troops. Other duties include combat search and rescue (CSAR), security assistance, peacekeeping, humanitarian assistance, humanitarian demining, counter-proliferation, psychological operations, and counter-drug operations; other components of the United States Special Operations Command or other U.S. government activities may also specialize in these secondary areas Many of their operational techniques are classified, but some nonfiction works and doctrinal manuals are available.

    Original and most important mission of the Special Forces had been "unconventional warfare", while other capabilities, such as direct action, were gradually added.

    Their official motto is De Oppresso Liber (Latin: To Liberate the Oppressed), a reference to one of their primary missions, training and advising foreign indigenous forces.

    Currently, Special Forces units are deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom. They are also deployed with other SOCOM elements as one of the primary American military forces in the ongoing War in Afghanistan.

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