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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Covert warriors. Unsung heroes. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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The Unit, the cover name for the most elite 1st SFOD-D unit popularly known as "Delta Force", the Army's best of the best, primarily recruits from Army Special Forces Groups ("Green Berets") and the 75th Ranger Regiment (Army Rangers). In The Unit, Jonas Blane, Hector Williams, and Charles Grey all served as both Rangers and Green Berets prior to their service in The Unit. Mack Gerhardt served as a Ranger and in the airborne infantry prior to being in The Unit. Bob Brown is the only Unit member to have never served in the Rangers. He is Ranger qualified (graduated from Ranger School) and served in the Air Cavalry prior to joining the Unit. See more »

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In an Army unit there would actually been several layers of command between the Colonel (later Brigadier General) and The Unit itself. This would have included at least one Major or Captain and one or more Lieutenants. While the Colonel would have overall operational command at the base level, the junior officers would likely have had more of a direct command and control responsibility for the enlisted personnel. See more »

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Referenced in The Best Way to Die Hard (2018) See more »

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The Freedom to Be
Written by Kit Hain
Performed by Akire (as Erika)
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
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Excellent show, worth watching. All of my family enjoy it, even the boys in the army.
11 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

I quite enjoyed the first episode in this new series. One of the things i liked was the fact that they show the families and the impact on them as well as the fun and games that the men have. I look forward to the future episodes where they develop the characters. While I was not surprised by the plot line, I thought that it was time that more information about the worlds special forces was released to the public in a format to entertain as well as educate. While the production have taken some liberties to keep us entertained and interested, its better to have it on the Television than yet another aspect of military life ignored as if it doesn't exist. While the people who are in the special forces will probably spot numerous flaws, we, the public do not have their in-depth knowledge. Some of the public will complain because its not fully of 24/7 action, looks at more than death and actually might make us think.

Watch the series and enjoy it. I have and am going to continue to watch it.


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