Beret Flash Description: A shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base 2 1/4 inches (5.72cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76cm) in width overall, divided diagonally right to left yellow over teal edged with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) white border. The beret flash was approved on 17 Jul 1983.

1963 – 1972
8th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Activated 1 April 1963 Fort Gulick

Panama Canal Zone

De-Activated 1972

Personnel Transferred to 3rd Battalion

7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Panama Canal Zone