In order to be considered for membership in the Steel Mags, one must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Be the wife of a current or former Green Beret; 

  • Be the widow of a Green Beret; 

  • Be a sister of an active duty, wounded or KIA Green Beret; 

  • Be the mother of an active duty, wounded or KIA Green Beret; 

  • Be the daughter of an active duty, wounded or KIA Green Beret over the age of 18 years.

GBF Leadership reserves the right to evaluate each case to ensure that the best interest of the NOK is taken into consideration when family dynamics are less than desirable.

Verification: A prospective Steel Mag must provide evidence of the service of the Green Beret in their lives either through DD214 or (2) written personal references from existing Steel Mags. 

*Being associated to a Green Beret does not indicate automatic membership to the Steel Mags. The potential member must provide bona fides of being an active and trusted contributor and possessing high levels of integrity. For now, we only include females with official ties to a Special Forces “Green Beret” (i.e. currently not open to SOF at large or support elements).