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10 09, 2018

Roy P. Benavidez with the Medal of Honor | His Citation

By |2018-09-10T14:36:14+00:00September 10th, 2018|Education, Jeff Daley, Military, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Vietnam|0 Comments

President Reagan Presented the Medal of Honor to Roy Benavidez Roy P. Benavidez On February 24, 1981, President Ronald Reagan presented Roy P. Benavidez with the Medal of Honor. Reagan turned to the press and said, "If the story of his heroism were a movie script, you would not believe it". He then read the [...]

10 09, 2018

Special Forces Part 6 – Their Dangerous Missions

By |2018-09-11T13:34:06+00:00September 10th, 2018|Education, Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces|0 Comments

Stories of Special Forces Dangerous Missions Master Sergeant Raul Perez "Roy" Benavidez Special Forces Part 6 Roy P. Benavidez Master Sergeant Vietnam Special Forces Part 6 - Master Sergeant Raul Perez "Roy" Benavidez (August 5, 1935 – November 29, 1998) was a member of the United States Army Special Forces (Studies and Observations Group) [...]

4 12, 2015

Vietnam by way of Bad Tolz, Germany

By |2015-12-04T09:15:13+00:00December 4th, 2015|blog, Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Veterans|0 Comments

Vietnam by way of Bad Tolz, Germany It was an overcast day and the temperature was in the low forties. I was thinking it would be another great day in Bad Tolz because duty here was almost storybook in nature, it was Sunday and I was to have the afternoon off. Bad Tolz, Germany [...]

31 07, 2015

Special Forces Part 5 – Serving During The Vietnam War

By |2018-09-10T14:42:32+00:00July 31st, 2015|Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Veterans|0 Comments

In the Jungles of Vietnam Special Forces Part 5 - During the Vietnam Era - Nam Dong, Lang Vei, Dak To, A Shau, Plei Mei – these were just some of the places SF troops fought and died during their 15-year stay in South Vietnam. A mission began in June 1957, when the original 16 members [...]

15 07, 2015

Special Forces Part 4 – The Story Behind the Green Beret

By |2018-09-10T14:50:33+00:00July 15th, 2015|Education, Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Veterans|0 Comments

Special Forces - The Green Beret Special Forces (SF) was designed in 1953 by Major Herbert Brucker, a veteran of the OSS. First Lieutenant Roger Pezelle adopted it as the unofficial headgear for his A-team, Operational Detachment FA32. They wore it whenever they went to the field for prolonged exercises. Soon it spread throughout all [...]

8 07, 2015

Special Forces Part 3 – Twelve Man Teams

By |2018-09-10T14:53:54+00:00July 8th, 2015|Education, Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces|1 Comment

Special Forces Twelve Man Teams Explained Special Forces Part 3: Twelve Man Teams - By 1958, the basic operational unit of SF had evolved into a 12-man team known as the Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha (SF ODA). Each member of the team – two officers, two operations and intelligence sergeants, two weapons sergeants, two communications sergeants, [...]

2 07, 2015

Special Forces Part 2 – The Early Years

By |2018-09-10T14:56:46+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Education, Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Veterans, Vietnam|1 Comment

The Early Years of Special Forces Special Forces Part 2 - The Early Years - Special Forces (SF) grew out of the establishment of the Special Operations Division of the Psychological Warfare Center, activated at Fort Bragg, N.C., in May 1952. The Army allocated 2,300 personnel slots to make up the first Special Forces (SF) unit [...]

25 06, 2015

Special Forces Part 1 – From its Birth to Present Day

By |2018-10-24T08:24:24+00:00June 25th, 2015|Luxury Valley Homes, Military, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Special Forces, Veterans|2 Comments

Special Operations Group Combat Patch Vietnam Special Forces military trained to perform unconventional, high-risk missions Special Forces Part 1 - From Birth to Present Day - The first Special Forces groups originated from an elite combined Canadian-American unit that fought in the Aleutians, Italy, and southern France. It was nicknamed the Devils [...]