Special Forces- The Special Forces Group, also known as the Green Berets have a unique insigina. The crest, as it is worn today, incorporates elements of their proud heritage, and the Motto of the Special Forces "De Oppressor Liber" means "To Free the Oppressed". The charm is a .925 sterling silver replica of special forces logo with black enamel.
Special Forces (Green Berets) Green Berets perform seven doctrinal missions: Unconventional Warfare, Foreign Internal Defense, Special Reconnaissance, Direct Action, Combatting Terrorism, Counterproliferation, and Information Operations. These missions make the Green Berets unique in the U.S. military because they are employed throughout the three stages of the operational continuum: peacetime, conflict and war. motto: De Oppresso Liber (to Free the Oppressed)
The Quiet Professionals. The Best! DE OPRESSO LIBER. Nickname, Green Berets, Quiet Professionals, Soldier-Diplomats, Snake Eaters, Bearded Bastards. Motto, De oppresso liber; U.S. Army's translation: "To Liberate The Oppressed"
On April 6, 2003, 26 Green Berets, including those of Sergeant First Class Frank Antenori's Special Forces A-Team (call sign Roughneck Nine One), fought a vastly superior force at a remote crossroads near the village of Debecka, Iraq. The enemy unit had battle tanks and 150 well-trained, well-equipped, and well-commanded soldiers. The Green Berets stopped the enemy advance, then fought them until only a handful of Iraqi survivors finally fled the battlefield.
The sculpture The Horse Soldier is dedicated to the United States Special Forces and commemorates the servicemen who fought in the early days of Operation Enduring Freedom. The monument is titled "De Oppresso Liber", which is the motto of the Green Berets. It means ‘Freedom from Oppression’. The base is subtitled “America’s Response Monument.” It was created by sculptor Douwe Blumberg
Special Forces distinctive unit insignia On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Sable), two arrows saltire-wise Argent – that is, two silver arrows crossed with a dagger, also silver, above them, surrounded by a black ribbon. The beret crest is taken from the gold crossed arrow collar (branch) beret insignia of the First Special Service Force, an American-Canadian commando unit organized in 1942 for World War II. The crest was changed to silver to create visual harmony with the shield, as…
Special Forces - The crossed arrows were originally worn by Indian Scouts of the 1800's, then were authorized as collar insignia for personnel assigned to the First Special Service Force during World War I. The V42 fighting knife was designed especially for the First Special Service Force, and the Motto of the Special Forces, "De Oppressor Liber" means "To Free the Oppressed". Our charm is a .925 sterling silver replica of Special Forces Regimental Insignia accented with black enamel.