Former Green Beret Heals to Remember with Others on Veterans Day

Green Berets from the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) make their way down 5th Avenue as part of the 2011 New York City Veterans Day Parade.

Seriously wounded, Bryant Schroeder prayed as he and fellow Green Berets took cover near their downed helicopter and awaited rescue deep inside Cambodia. The U.S. Special Forces medic survived for about nine hours on the ground before he was flown out of harm’s way and hospitalized for his combat injury, one that would merit him […]

Army’s New Enlisted Leader: The Bet a Green Beret Can Lead the Rank and File

Command Sergeant Major Michael R. Weimer, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, presents a green beret

Sgt. Maj. Michael Weimer has effectively spent his whole Army career in Special Forces, and a large swath of that time in the secretive Delta Force. He has more than enough combat bona fides — three Bronze Stars and Joint Service Commendation Medal with valor, along with two Purple Hearts. On Friday, Weimer took the […]