SAS ADOPT KILL BADGE AFTER BAN REVERSED
Daily Star Sunday|May 09, 2021
Punisher patch used as ‘emblem’ for elite force
ISOBEL DICKINSON

CHILLING “Punisher” badges have become an unofficial emblem of the SAS, we can reveal.

The disclosure comes after the elite troop’s chiefs reversed a ruling banning the wearing of a skull patch by members of the unit.

Defence sources have said it is worn by troops who have notched up at least one kill in combat.

The emblem is often worn by SAS troops either on helmets or attached to body armour. It is regarded as a prized possession by many in the regiment.

We told in 2019 how SAS bosses had banned the patch following complaints by some officers that the glorification of killing was offensive.

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