Category Archives: Berets

Green Beret’s free-fall death spotlights concerns, sparks working group


Master Sgt. Nathan Goodman’s exit at 11,000 feet above the Arizona desert “looked good” to the free-fall parachutist leaving the twin-turboprop aircraft just behind him. But after leaping into the night sky Jan. 13, the 36-year-old Green Beret with more than 200 free-fall jumps became unstable as he reached for the bottom of his rig […]

Ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for failed Venezuela attack


CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan court has sentenced two former U.S. Special Forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a blunder-filled beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro. Lawyers for the former Green Berets, Luke Denman and Airan Berry, said they were barred from the secretive jailhouse proceedings Friday night […]