A woman soldier is joining the Green Berets — a first for the Army Special Forces unit
(CNN)A woman soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army’s most elite units, after graduating this week from US Army Special Forces training.
The soldier graduated Thursday in a “Covid-compliant graduation ceremony,” according to the US Army. The Army doesn’t name Special Forces members to protect their identities for future missions.
In a speech at the graduation ceremony, Lt. Gen. Fran Beaudette, the commanding general for the US Army Special Operations Command, referred to the graduates as “Green Beret Men and Women.” And for the first time since the official founding of Special Forces in the 1950s, that was true.
“From here, you will go forward and join the storied formation of the Green Berets whe… Continue Reading (2 minute read)