CPT Breg Hughes served as a Company Executive Officer in the 1st Special Forces Group and as a Detachment Commander in Afghanistan before being injured in an IED strike. He also completed two deployments to Iraq.
Hughes was commissioned in the Infantry upon graduation from Sam Houston State University in 2004. He has held leadership positions in airborne and mechanized units in Europe, the Middle East, and Okinawa, including jobs as a Rifle Platoon Leader and Battalion Scout Platoon Leader. In addition he worked on battalion staff while assigned to Germany. He and his wife Allison have two sons.
This video is part of the Green Beret Foundation's "Everyday Heroes in the Special Forces Community" video series about Green Berets and their family members. The videos share the story of these heroes' military service and their work in their communities as they come home from war.
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