All qualified personnel of Special Forces
are awarded the green berets. Green beret
is also a commonly worn headgear of the other
Special Forces in the world. The green color
also symbolizes the Islamic color - the official
religion of Malaysia.
Tiger denotes bravery. The mean and unwaning
features of the tiger potrays ferocity and
might. These characteristics are to be possessed
and portrayed by personnel of the Special
The dagger symbolizes the essence of decisiveness,
steadfastness and inherent ability of rationalization
possessed by personnel of the Special Forces.
The unsheathed dagger portray the status
of combat readiness of the Special Forces
Units which are ever ready for all eventualities
at all times. Its vertical alignment denotes
the spirit and aspiration of the Special
Cergas. The slogan ‘Cepat Dan Cergas’
(Fast & Agile) is chosen in accordance
with the role and tasks of the special forces.
Its personnel must be efficient, nimble