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    Afghan Beret Colors

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    Post by Nkomo on Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:22 am

    Red: Military Police
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    Post by Nkomo on Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:24 am

    Green: Afghan National Army and Air Force. This can be seen in a dark green and a lighter green color. Coloration depends on manufacturer.

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    Example of light and dark green berets being worn by ANA soldiers.

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    Green beret being worn by Afghan Air Force Oficers.

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    Post by Nkomo on Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:31 am

    Maroon: Afghan Army Commandos and Airborne. The Commandos have been seen wearing maroon berets as well as green berets. Not sure if the maroon denotes being assigned to an Airborne or SF type unit.

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    ANA Commando wearing green beret.

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    Female Afghan Airborne Officer wearing maroon beret.

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    Post by Nkomo on Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:45 am

    Black: As yet to be determined

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    Post by Nkomo on Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:47 am

    This is a work in progress. If you have any information to add, feel free to do so. If I have missed a color of beret, please add a picture if possible and as much information as you can. Thanks!
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    Post by aussie digger on Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:11 am

    Just got a nice surprise in the mail from a friend still deployed that did some trading on my behalf. Unfortunately they are unissued but still happy to have these.

    If you want to see any specific details let me know.

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    Post by Nkomo on Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:45 am

    VERY jealous of the maroon beret, Jason!! I need one for my Afghan Commando display!
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    Post by Mercenary25 on Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:20 am

    Arch, in the second photo, the soldier is wearing your "mystery" impractical ANA LBV.
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    Post by aussie digger on Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:29 am

    Hi Arch,

    Will ask iff he can get another but it will take awhile. Im still looking for a BDU shirt, chest rig and some more insignia for my display. So put simply i have a long way to go! lol
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    Post by reaperm120 on Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:08 pm

    Nkomo,

    Depending on what you have in trade, I've got a spare Commando beret with insignia. Also brought back a few sets of the new ANA camo with all local made insignia. Two of those are for a Commando. Those are staying in my collection but I can send you some pics.
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    Post by Nkomo on Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:11 pm

    I would love to see pics of your uniforms. What would you have to have in trade for a Commando beret?
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    Post by reaperm120 on Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:16 pm

    With my US collection spanning Civil war to current and international around 180 countries, I'm pretty flexible.

    Left a note in the intro area re posting pics. Just took pics this past weekend of all the uniforms currently in my collection, including one ANA woodland style and 4 of the new camo, all with insignia that I will be happy to post.
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    Post by airborne1968 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:46 am

    This beret is was sent along with the other two berets I have but it has padding between the liner and maroon felt. I wanted to show the label. All three of these came out of Ghazni Province.

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    Post by Nkomo on Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:10 am

    Thanks for sharing your berets, Tom.

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