SGM Gilbert Turcotte(Ret) will be inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment on 4 May 2018 at Fort Bragg, NC.
Former Detachment “A” member Colonel Warner D. “Rocky” Farr has just published a book entitled “The Death of the Golden Hour and the Return of the Future Guerrilla Hospital”.
Rocky served as a medic on Team 3 in Detachment “A” in the 1971-1972 time frame serving with Team 3 Commander Hermann Adler Commander and Bob Charest Team Sergeant.
Colonel Farr has a long and highly distinguished career in Special Forces with sterling professional credentials including BSMT, MD, MPH, MSS, FACP, FAsMA, Associate Clinical Professor of Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Aerospace Medicine Specialist. He is also a Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment.
Hermann Adler passed away Tuesday 14 November 2017. Hermann served in Detachment “A” as Team Leader from 1970 – 1974.
Below are pictures from Hermann Adler’s DMOR Ceremony in 2014.
There are ten Distinguished Members of the Special Forces Regiment that served in Detachment(A) Berlin Special Forces. They are:
Michael D. Linnane
Thomas E. Powell
Colonel Warner “Rocky” Farr will be inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment on 20 May 2016 at 11:00 at the John F. Kennedy Hall.
On 22 October 2014, Major(Ret) Hermann Adler was inducted into the Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment at a small private ceremony held at his home. LTG Charles T. Cleveland, Commanding General, US Army Special Operations and his staff performed the ceremony with LTG Cleveland performing the induction.
Detachment”A” members present were Gene Piasecki and Bob Charest.
See the next issue of The Drop for complete details.