Lt. Gen. Pete Spragins, retired, poses for a photo  in September 2009 outside his Marsh Harbor home wearing the first black beret that he,  then a captain, got for his men in the 10th Airborne Ranger Company.
Lt. Gen. Pete Spragins, retired, poses for a photo in September 2009 outside his Marsh Harbor home wearing the first black beret that he, then a captain, got for his men in the 10th Airborne Ranger Company. The Beaufort Gazette
Lt. Gen. Pete Spragins, retired, poses for a photo in September 2009 outside his Marsh Harbor home wearing the first black beret that he, then a captain, got for his men in the 10th Airborne Ranger Company. The Beaufort Gazette

Maj. Gen. Spragins, who introduced black beret, dies at age 90

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