The 2023 U.S. Army Special Operations Command Best Combat Diver Competition, held at the U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School in Key West, Florida, saw two Green Berets from the 5th Special Forces Group clinching first place. The event had multiple challenges including a water airborne drop and a kayak race.
- The 2023 Best Combat Diver Competition took place at the U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School in Key West, Florida.
- Two Green Berets from the 5th Special Forces Group won first place, with other Green Beret teams securing the second and third positions.
- 13 two-man teams from U.S. Army Special Operations Command and Naval Special Warfare participated, marking the first time Army teams competed against other service branches.
- The competition involved various challenging events, such as a water airborne drop, a kayak race, and academic tests on combat diving operations.
- This was the third annual competition, with the previous two hosted by the 3rd Special Forces Group at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.