This title introduces readers to the Green Berets. Engaging text explores the Green Berets’s history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. The requirements needed to become a Green Beret, training such as the five phases of Special Forces Qualification Course, the life of a Green Beret, and cutting-edge technology and weapons are covered. Sidebars, infographics, action photos, maps, and a glossary enhance readers’ understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and extreme facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.