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U.S. Special Forces Vets 'Secretly Rescued' Hundreds ...

Around 130 individuals have been smuggled into the protective custody of the U.S. military inside the perimeter of HKIA by a separate "Task Force Pineapple," "an informal group whose mission began as a frantic effort on Aug. 15 to get one former Afghan commando who had served with group founder Col. Scott Mann, a former Green Beret.

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Former Green Beret: Taliban 2.0 is actively 'hunting down ...

Former Green Beret: Taliban 2.0 is actively 'hunting down' and 'exterminating' Afghan allies ... SHARE. EMAIL. Scott Mann discusses new photos that show Afghan commandos …

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Green Beret Special Forces - Read a Free Informative Essay ...

The Cliffhanger, as it is known up to today is one of the biggest missions that Green-Beret Special Forces have carried out. On the April 6 th 2008, the Green Beret under the leadership of Captain Kyle Walton and Team's intelligence sergeant Luis Morale planned a mission of attacking the Hezeb Islami al Gulbadin (HIG). According to Burton (2009), this group was known to be the fiercest of ...

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Green Beret turned playwright hopes for healing with ...

Why won't Biden save the Afghan commandos? | Tom Rogan. Scott Mann, a former Green Beret who is now a playwright, says it's time to mend. He is hoping that the release of the film "Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret" may assist him in this endeavor. After all, composing it aided him in healing his own combat wounds.

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Green Beret War Footage Breakdown | Close Call - YouTube

Green Beret War Footage Breakdown | Close CallWhat's up everyone! in this video I breakdown some war footage captured by an Apache that provides close air su...

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The 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) - An Illustrious ...

The mission took place in the remote Shok Valley in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan. The team of Green Berets and Afghan commandos was whisked to the snow-covered ground along a frozen river ...

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Ex-US official: Abandoned Afghan forces likely to join ...

The commandos may in fact be needed again if the US has to go back to Afghanistan. "The Defense Department is saying ISIS could strike the homeland in the next six months. That means we may have to go back as soldiers," said Waltz, the first Green Beret ever elected to Congress.

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US special operations vets carry out daring mission to ...

The Afghan passengers represented the span of the two-decade war there, and participants included Army Maj. Jim Gant, a retired Green Beret known as "Lawrence of Afghanistan," who was the subject ...

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Hundreds of new commandos join Afghan military in US ...

New Afghan commandos put on the signature maroon beret for the first time at a graduation ceremony in Kabul on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Phillip Walter Wellman/Stars and Stripes)

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Menu - Special Forces Association Chapter 78

Annual Green Berets Shooters Cup Special Forces Association Chapter 78 Christmas Party ... Lost Commandos Thai Van Tong A-2527 Vice President Nungs John Du A-3257 Secretary Tom Redfern D-7907 Director at Large ... On guard in Afghanistan. Photo by Hans Halberstadt, a professional military photographer and author. ...

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Former Green Beret: Taliban 2.0 is actively 'hunting down ...

Scott Mann discusses new photos that show Afghan commandos and allies being beaten by the Taliban More From FOX News UP NEXT. NOW PLAYING: World Former Green Beret: Taliban 2.0 is actively ...

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Soldiers at one of the military's most dangerous special ...

Army, Marine, and Air Force commandos can attend this or other schools, but CDQC is notorious for its attrition rate even among qualified and seasoned Green Berets and Rangers. Because of the course's difficulty, deaths do occur, but two deaths in …

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US special operations forces race to save former Afghan ...

The Afghan commando, who inspired Mann and others to form Task Force Pineapple to help get him through the Taliban and into Kabul's airport, had …

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Green Beret becomes second Medal of Honor recipient for ...

Army Green Beret Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams' actions, according to Pentagon records, allowed a team of 12 Green Berets and some 100 Afghan commandos to escape the savage, six-hour gun battle.

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US Special Ops Vets 'Secretly Rescued' Afghan Allies 'Left ...

"The group of special op soldiers includes retired Green Berets and SEAL Team commanders who launched the mission, which they are calling Pineapple Express, after one of the Afghan commandos they served with contacted them to say he was …

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US special operations vets carry out daring mission to ...

It all began with trying to save one Afghan Commando, whose special immigrant visa was never finalized. During an intense night last week involving coordination between Mann and another Green Beret, an intelligence officer, former aid workers and a staffer for Florida Republican and Green Beret officer Rep. Mike Waltz, the ad hoc team enlisted ...

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Afghan Commandos Complete Qualification Course | SOF News

The ANASOC School of Excellence is located near Kabul, Afghanistan. The Commandos, now authorized to wear the distinctive red beret, completed a 14-week long Commando Qualification Course (CDOQC) that assesses and trains them to become part of the Afghan …

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U.S. Special Forces Vets Secretly Rescued " Afghan Allies ...

The operation, codenamed "Pineapple Express" involved a "group of special op soldiers including retired Green Berets and SEAL Team commanders" who were inspired to taken matters into their own hands "after one of the Afghan commandos they served with contacted them to say he was on the run from the Taliban.

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Veteran Green Beret says special ops volunteers will keep ...

Mann and two fellow Green Berets are leading Task Force Pineapple, an operation he said rescued 700 to 750 people within days. 'These were Afghan commandos, these were interpreters and their family, small children, several women that were nine months pregnant.

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Abandoned Afghan commandos may turn to ISIS if US …

The Afghan commando training program was always a favorite for U.S. generals to show off to visiting dignitaries from Washington. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was photographed meeting ...

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Obama Bets It All on These Commandos - Yahoo

Afghan instructors now do the teaching, but Green Beret mentors step in to instruct the instructors on new skills or equipment. READ MORE MH370 Data Suggests Indian Ocean Crash U.S. advisers try to keep meetings with Afghan senior officers to a couple hours a day, where once they used to haunt Afghan offices 24/7.

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Green Berets, Afghan Special Forces Capture ISIS 'Capital ...

Green Berets and Afghan commandos continue to man OP Krakken, and Thiel said a U.S. medical team remains in the area to treat injuries from mines, many of …

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After Biden's Disaster in Afghanistan, US Special Forces ...

Around 130 individuals have been smuggled into the protective custody of the U.S. military inside the perimeter of HKIA by a separate "Task Force Pineapple," "an informal group whose mission began as a frantic effort on Aug. 15 to get one former Afghan commando who had served with group founder Col. Scott Mann, a former Green Beret.

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US special operations vets carry out daring mission to ...

The Afghan passengers represented the span of the two-decade war there, and participants included Army Maj. Jim Gant, a retired Green Beret known as "Lawrence of Afghanistan," who was the subject of a 2014 Nightline investigation.

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The Afghans that Fought | Small Wars Journal

The Commandos were built by the U.S. Army Special Forces, commonly known as the Green Berets, and designed as an elite light infantry force similar to U.S. Army Rangers. While selection of Commando candidates did not differ significantly from that of the average Afghan National Army soldier, each had an additional twelve weeks of training and ...

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TF Pineapple and TF Dunkirk. An informal all-volunteer ...

TF Pineapple and TF Dunkirk. An informal all-volunteer group of veterans from the Green Beret, SEALs, and CIA community saving 630 Afghan commandos, interpreters, and their families during a night-time OP in getting them to HKIA to be put on flights out of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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