THE GRINGO GREEN BERET Short of food 17 fighters quickly defected and gave up everything they knew to Honduran and U.S. intelligence officers including the presence within the column of the Gringo Green Beret and Carney.
U.S. Army Green Beret Joshua Strotnium David has spent the last 12 years in the military serving as an Army Ranger dog handler sniper and now as a member of the Army eSports team out of Fort Knox Kentucky. In this position David participates in community outreach and provides insight into military life.
U.S. Army Special Forces adopted the green beret unofficially in 1954 after searching for headgear that would set them visually apart. Members of the 77th SFG began searching through their accumulated berets and settled on the rifle green color from Captain Miguel de la Pea 39s collection.
The Tongo Tongo ambush or the Niger ambush occurred on 4 October 2017 when armed militants from the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara ISGS attacked Nigerien and US soldiers outside the village of Tongo Tongo Niger while they were returning to base after a stop in the village. During the ambush five Nigeriens four US soldiers and at least 21 ISGS militants were killed and eight ...