Delta Force

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1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne)
— Delta Force —
US Army Special Operations Command SSI.svg
USASOC patch worn by Delta Force
Active 21 November 1977 – present
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Department of the Army Seal.svg United States Army
Type Special Operations
Role Tier One Special Operations Force
Size Classified[1]
Part of United States Special Operations Command Insignia.svg U.S. Special Operations Command
JSOC emblem.jpg Joint Special Operations Command
US Army Special Operations Command SSI.svg U.S. Army Special Operations Command
Garrison/HQ Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Nickname The Unit
Battles/wars Operation Eagle Claw
Operation Urgent Fury
Operation Just Cause
Operation Acid Gambit
Gulf War
Operation Restore Hope
Operation Gothic Serpent

War in Afghanistan

Iraq War

1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D) is a special forces unit of the U.S. army.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Eric L. Haney, Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit', Delacorte Press, 2002