The Army Green Beret Special Forces Airborne Ranger Sergeant First Class is shown here. His beret patch flash is the 46th Special Forces Company Thailand Ranger Detachment (of the 1st Special Forces Group HQ Okinawa) with the Special Forces Crest. Thought the procedure was to not wear flashy watches but they appear in many SF photos. There were many mixed units of special forces personnel from various countries and branches of military service.
Martha Raye (1916 - 1994), American comedienne and USO worker, She is the only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg. Hollywood just doesn't make 'em like this any more. During WWII, Korea and Vietnam, she traveled extensively to entertain the American troops. Martha was made an honorary Green Beret and visited US Army Special Forces in Vietnam without fanfare.She was affectionately known by the Green Berets as "Colonel Maggie.
Army MSG. George A. Bannar Jr., 37, of Orange, virginia. Died August 20, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when hit by enemy small arms fire. Green Beret. Hero!