The Army Is About to Get its First Female Green Beret
June 29, 2020
U.S. Army Special Operations Command would not comment on the female Q-Course candidate ahead of the July 9 graduation ceremony, but multiple sources have confirmed to Military.com that the National Guard member, who remains anonymous, successfully completed all the requirements to graduate from the grueling 53-week Q-Course.
"It is imperative to protect the identities of service members who are assigned to specialized units and deploy as part of ongoing operations worldwide," USASOC spokesman Lt. Col. Loren Bymer said. "We do this to protect the safety of our soldiers and their families."
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