Formerly secret Cold War Green Beret unit to get recognition at Fort Bragg

This article was published by Stars and Stripes authored by Drew Brooks of| The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer

For years during the Cold War, men such as Bob Charest and Jimmy Spoo toiled in secret.

As members of a clandestine unit of Green Berets based in West Berlin, they wore civilian clothes, spoke fluent German and stayed on high alert 24 hours a day.

But today, the members of Detachment A Berlin Brigade will receive much deserved and long-awaited recognition.

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