Army accepts first women to attend school to become Green Berets

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Special Forces candidates carry a log during a recent Special Forces Assessment and Selection class at Camp Mackall at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Two female officers have qualified to undergo training to become Green Berets. Photo courtesy of the Department of the Army

Special Forces candidates carry a log during a recent Special Forces Assessment and Selection class at Camp Mackall at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Two female officers have qualified to undergo training to become Green Berets. Photo courtesy of the Department of the Army

By Alex Quade – Special to The Washington Times – The Washington Times – Friday, July 22, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Two female Army officers will make history when they report to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in their first step toward earning the Special Forces tab and becoming Green Berets.

The female officers, whom Army officials declined to identify, could attend their first Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) class as early as October, though neither has yet received orders for training at Fort Bragg, The Washington Times has learned.
Col. Nestor A. Sadler, commandant of the Special Forces Regiment at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center School at Fort Bragg, confirmed that the two female candidates had accepted invitations for the SFAS class.

Read the full story at The Washington Times.