Winning Hearts and Minds – Featuring Green Beret Kevin Flike and JFK Presidential Library and Museum Director Alan Price

The US Army Special Forces is the special operations force established in 1952. Throughout the 1950s the Green Beret was worn as an unofficial part of the SF uniform, until 1961 when President JFK authorized the GB as the official head gear. JFK called the green beret "a symbol of excellence, a badge of courage, a mark of distinction in the fight for freedom."


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