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Special Forces appreciates #Osprey's capabilities @USForcesJapan @USArmy @OkinawaMarines @USMC

Special Forces appreciates #Osprey's capabilities @USForcesJapan @USArmy @OkinawaMarines @USMC

Among the first special operators to commence the opening salvo against terrorists in Afghanistan, Oct. 19, 2001, were Green Berets, from the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, whose motto, "First in Asia," is particularly apt. Since then, these professional Soldiers have been consistently engaged in the war on terrorism in areas throughout the globe. Their headgear, as distinctive as their mission-set, was hailed as "a symbol of excellence, a badge of courage, a mark of distinction in the fight for freedom," by President John F. Kennedy, who was a proponent of the unconventional style of warfare, which would define these artisans of war. One commonality, of these professionals, is a penchant for jumping out of a perfectly good airplane - or a helicopter - or both. Recently, a group of U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers partnered with Marine Corps aviators on Okinawa ...

Full article: http://www.pacom.mil/Media/News/tabid/5693/Article/590076...

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