De Oppresso Liber - "To Free the Oppressed"
Special Forces personnel, also known as Green Berets, are members of elite units that have multi-faceted field objectives that don't necessarily involve firearms.
- Counter-terrorism - preclude, preempt, and resolve terrorist incidents.
- Direct Action - short duration strikes that involve capturing, destroying, or recovering weapons, personnel, or material.
- Foreign Internal Defense - training of foreign fighters.
- Special Reconnaissance - intelligence gathering.
- Unconventional Warfare - practice and instruct others on how to conduct guerrilla warfare.
The US Army Special Forces recruit from all branches of the US Army, so you don't need to sign up for a particular MOS to join.