Green Beret


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Green Beret

n.
A member of the US Army Special Forces.

[From the green beret that is part of the uniform.]

Green Beret

n
(Military) an informal name for a member of the US Army Special Forces

Green′ Beret′


n.
a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Green Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special ForcesGreen Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces
Special Forces, U. S. Army Special Forces, United States Army Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations

Green Beret

n Green Berets (Mil) → Berretti mpl Verdi
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THE coveted Green Beret will be worn with pride by Nuneaton man Max Mallabone after completing one of the toughest military training courses in the world.
Nephew Roger Foster, 66, added: "He will be buried with his Marine green beret and medal, as they meant so much to him.
The former pupils of Broadgreen school, Ian Cullen, 20, from Old Swan and Karl Anderson, 21, from Norris Green, got through 30 weeks of tough testing to gain their coveted green berets, proving that they have qualities needed by a trained commando.
A TEENAGE Royal Marine recruit has died of a heart attack just weeks before he was due to finish the gruelling training course to earn a Green Beret.
considered for lies Indeed we are, but I'm not absolutely convinced the Royal Marines aren't colloquially known as the Green Berets.
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The former West Redcar School pupil said: "Commando training is well known for its intensity but everything we do is progressive which enables people with all standards of fitness to achieve the final goal - that is to finish training as a Royal Marine Commando and to be awarded the coveted the Green Beret.
The Green Beret is the distinctive hallmark of Commando troops, indicating that those who wear it have attended and passed a gruelling and physical demanding test of endurance, by displaying the Commando qualities of unselfishness, cheerfulness under adversity, courage, determination and high professional standards.
The Green Beret is the distinctive hallmark of Commando troops, meaning those who wear it have passed a gruelling and physically-demanding test of endurance.
Michael Rossi, 18, has become a Royal Marine Commando and gained the Green Beret - the hallmark indicating he has passed a gruelling and demanding test of endurance and displayed the qualities of unselfishness, cheerfulness under adversity, courage, determination and high professional standards.
When she said her grand-dad had lost his green beret, I said I would see what we could do for him," said Mr Barnfather, of Riverbank, Stakeford.
AN 18-YEAR-OLD from Coventry has been awarded the coveted green beret after completing 30 weeks training to become a Royal Marine Commando.