From the 1st Special Special Forces Command (A) family to yours, happy Independence Day! How will you be celebrating?
ICYMI: U.S. Army Special Operations Command hosted their annual best warrior competition this week on Fort Bragg, N.C. All three 1st Special Forces Command - Airborne representatives put on a solid performance, with a 7th Special Forces Group - Airborne NCO winning his division. Please join us in wishing that NCO good luck as he moves on to the U.S. Army competition!
Happy Birthday, U.S. Army. For 243 years, Soldiers of the U.S. Army have stood ready to defend this great nation.
Today, we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
"Remember our Soldiers...support their Families...and fly high the flag they died for."
- Maj. Gen. John Deedrick
In honor and recognition of our diversity within this country, the @U.S. Army, and the 1st Special Forces Command - Airborne, we celebrate our Asian American Pacific Islander #SpecialOperations #Soldiers with this personal story! Congratulations to Captain Foster on being recognized by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) with the Military Meritorious Service Award! #AsianAmericanPacificIslanderMonth
Last week, Soldiers from across 1st Special Forces Command - Airborne gathered on Fort Bragg, to compete for the title of best warrior. Congratulations to the winners from 7th Special Forces Group - Airborne (NCO division) and 10th Special Forces Group - Airborne (junior enlisted division). Here's a quick recap of the competition.
Maj. Gen. Francis Beaudette relinquished command of 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) to Maj. Gen. John Deedrick Jr. during a ceremony on Fort Bragg, N.C., May 11, 2018.
Click the link to read Fayetteville Observer’s coverage of today’s change of command between Maj. Gen. Francis Beaudette and Maj. Gen. John Deedrick.
As we celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day, please join us in congratulating 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)'s Krista Simpson-Anderson for being selected as the 2018 Military Spouse of the Year. You can learn more about Mrs. Simpson-Anderson by reading her story at https://www.dvidshub.net/news/267293/gold-star-wife-military-spouse-jblm-mom-receives-2018-army-spouse-year-recognition
Readiness is paramount for soldiers throughout 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne). We recently caught up with the Thor 3 team at 3rd Special Forces Group-Airborne to learn more about one of the ways their soldiers are maintaining readiness.
Please join us in congratulating 1st Special Forces Command's Captain Amie Foster on a job well done at this year's Bataan Memorial Death March. Check out the video to see how she and her Fort Bragg teammates finished!
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics are off and running! Be sure to catch 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)’s own Sgt. 1st class Nate Weber as he represents the U.S. bobsled team.
Please join us next Thursday at the 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) 3rd Annual Winter Formal.
Members of the command were honored at the 2017 #SalutetoService game at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Nov. 9, as the Arizona Cardinals hosted the Seattle Seahawks. Soldiers interacted with fans before and during the game, providing mod demos and and virtual reality demonstrations, and also participated in the halftime show.
Did you miss this year's John F. Kennedy Wreath Laying Ceremony? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Take a look back at the sights and sounds of this year's ceremony.
The John F. Kennedy Wreath Laying Ceremony was held on Wednesday October 25th, 2017. The wreath was placed to commemorate Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. He is well known throughout the Army Special Forces community for authorizing the wear of the Green Beret and his uncompromising support to the regiment.
Join us in wishing a very happy 100th birthday to Doris Baker!
Doris was inducted as an Honorary Member of the #SpecialForces Regiment in 2014. From 1950-1979 she served as a Department of Defense teacher and principal of the U.S. Army Elementary and Junior High Schools in Flint Kaserne, Bad Tolz, Germany, the first overseas assignment base for 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group-Airborne. Her dedication to the Family members and #Soldiers of 1st Bn., 10th SFG (A) earned her a special place in our hearts and in the Regiment.
To learn more about Doris and her induction into the Regiment, follow the link below:
Farewell to Maj. Gen. James E. Kraft Jr., who relinquished command of 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) to Maj. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette during a change of command ceremony today. Kraft served as the commanding general of 1st SFC (A) since August 2015.