- a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.
- U.S. Army personnel trained to organize, instruct, supply, and supervise indigenous forces engaged in guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency operations, and to themselves conduct unconventional warfare.
Also called Green Berets.
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- an informal name for a member of the US Army Special Forces
- élite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions
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