SAS. The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. It is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and has served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world. Special forces, or special operations forces, aremilitary units highly trained to perform unconventional, often high-risk missions. The SAS together with the Special Boat Service (SBS), Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)
1 - British SAS UK The Special Air Service trained to perform equally well in all the fields listed for the SEALs, but is also trained by MI-5 and MI-6 for in-depth counter-espionage, more so than the SEALs. Physical competency must be of equal stature to the SEALs, to the degree that both special forces work closely together when necessary (Iraq and Afghanistan) and have good camaraderie. They have the distinction of being the model on which almost all national commando units are base
Blair ' Paddy ' Mayne. No British soldier in the Second World War was more decorated than Robert Blair Mayne – one of the six founder members of the Special Air Service (SAS). I must study him! He sounds totally up my alley - larger than life, insanely courageous, a once-in-a-generation character.