a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.
Definition for green beret (2 of 2)
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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British Dictionary definitions for green beret (1 of 2)
an informal name for a member of the US Army Special Forces
British Dictionary definitions for green beret (2 of 2)
élite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions
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