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President Obama To Receive Honorary Green Beret, Induction Into Special Forces Association

President Obama In The White House Just Moments Before He Personally Shot Bin Laden In The Head In Pakistan

FORT BRAGG, NC – The White House Press Office announced today that President Obama will soon be inducted into the Special Forces Association and receive an honorary Green Beret.

Officials have said the honor will be bestowed in an upcoming September 11th ceremony at Fort Bragg.

The honorary beret comes in recognition of the President’s decisive role in covert operations throughout the world during his term — including the killing of Osama bin Laden last year in Pakistan, and his combat action in Afghanistan months ago.

Army Public Affairs has confirmed that Lieutenant General Charles Cleveland will personally present Obama with his beret and a specially engraved Fairbairn-Sykes combat knife.

The knife, traditionally used by elite soldiers world-wide since the beginning of the 20th century, will have the President’s name stamped on the blade, along with the names of deceased Special Forces Medal of Honor recipients Randall Shugart and Gary Gordon, immortalized in the novel and film Black Hawk Down.

The presentation will be in a small but highly anticipated ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center.

The White House released a statement saying that the President is proud to be recognized for his accomplishments and role in ridding the world of dangerous enemy actors, and restated his firm determination to “continue doing his best to keep the country safe from those that would do her harm.”

Obama also stated that although he had never seen the Black Hawk Down film, or read the book, he was still proud to be counted among the ranks of the most elite Special Operations soldiers.

During a late afternoon briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fielded questions, including one about the possibility of the President also receiving a Navy SEAL trident.

“The President has in fact already received his Trident from the SEAL community,” said Carney. “He was honored to accept the insignia during a private ceremony in California, a week after his gutsy call where he singlehandedly took out bin Laden.”

When Carney was asked who had initiated the calls for President Obama to be given the illustrious honors, he hesitated before replying, “we’ll dig into it.”

Pentagon officials, taking note of the President’s extensive knowledge and experiences in special operations throughout the world, is also exploring the possibility of making him an honorary member of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, the Air Force 24th Special Tactics Squadron, and Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Company.

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11 months 27 days ago

On another note; the Pretender in Chief will be awarded a Nobel Peace prize. The prize will be awarded upon determination of what he did to earn it.

11 months 27 days ago

But he’ll never be a Ranger

1 year 3 months ago

Does this mean the that the next time these units get called up for active emergency duty and one of the regular troops has a scheduled hangnail or hemorrhoid removal that troop may keep that needed appointment because ‘bama is qualified to and will take his place?

1 year 3 months ago

A lot of you folks really need to return back to High School English, and learn what Sarcasm, Satire, Comedic liberties are in literature. As the heading says….. Obama to recveive an honorary Green Beret? This is laughter, a time to laugh at the stupidity that a valued organization of SF operators would ever give anyone a Green Beret, w/o the creds…. So chill out folks its just Satire, and a chance to make fun of Obi-Wan…

1 year 4 months ago

I have to admit that this had me until I read some posts below >>>>>>>>>>>…. Good God ,, I would be sick and puking if it were true …. I was not SF but had many friends in Nam that were …. Thanks for the spook , even if it made my ass pucker ….

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