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5 August 2020
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Tartan Details - U.S. Special Forces

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "U.S. Special Forces" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 6519
STWR ref: none
Designer: Pries/Krzyzak/Clifford
Tartan date: 01/03/2005
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Corporate
Restrictions: Yes. This tartan is restricted to members of the US Army Special Forces. A copy of SF Orders is required.

Registration notes: Designed by Linda Clifford, Hubert Pries and Patrick Krzyzak and woven by Strathmore Woollen Company of Forfar, Scotland. Green for the US Army Special Forces' beret; black and gold for the U.S. Army; red signifying lineage to Special Services Force and individual units; teal blue signifying connection to infantry and individual units; white representing individual units.
Information notes: The retailer handling the tartan is: M Diana Thompson, Blackthistle Designs:, (207)763.1000, website:
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Where tartans were recorded before the establishment of the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) on 5 February 2009, the original Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) and the Scottish Tartans World Register (STWR) reference numbers have been retained. The new SRT reference number can be found in the address box on your browser (url).

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