SAS (22nd SPECIAL AIR SERVICE REGIMENT)
The British Ministry of Defense's official attitude toward commenting
on the 22nd SAS Regiment is not to discuss the SAS at all. From
details that have emerged through other channels, a sketchy picture
of the regiment comes forward, partly due to the fact that many
aspects of the U.S. Army's Green Berets are partly based on the
missions and structure of SAS.
based in Hereford, England, undergo unusually stringent training
prior to acceptance into the regiment. In addition to mastering
small unit tactics, all aspects of combat and individual specialties,
SAS members must endure great hardship and pass rigorous psychological
tests during selection and training. In recent campaigns, the SAS
profile has been raised due to remarkable details surrounding their
missions that have made their way to the public. Nonetheless, members
of the regiment surround themselves and their identities in secrecy.