Sergeant Major Gilbert Turcotte (Ret) was inducted into the Special Forces Hall of Fame on 4 May 2018 at Fort Bragg, NC, as a Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment in recognition of his outstanding Special Forces career and his major contributions to the Special Forces regiment.
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.
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.