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Colombian army counter-narcotics brigade honors U.S. Special Forces | DVIDS

Colombian army counter-narcotics brigade honors U.S. Special Forces | DVIDS

Every December 7 for the past sixteen years, Colombian soldiers from the National Army’s Special Anti-drug Brigade (BRCNA) have gathered in Larandia, Florencia for an end-of-year ceremony to celebrate the unit’s anniversary and recognize distinguished service.

Unlike past award ceremonies, this year’s hot December day marked the first time U.S. Special Operations Command South assigned Green Berets marched their unit’s colors across the parade field.

Waving high beside its partner nations’ colors was B. Co., 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group’s (Airborne) guidon, representing years of U.S. Special Operations Forces’ commitment to BRCNA’s counter narcotics mission

Source: DVIDS – News – Colombian army counter-narcotics brigade honors U.S. Special Forces