The German Army uses berets with different badges for every branch of service. The German Air Force and the Marine issue dark blue berets only to their ground or land combat units respectively. Berets are usually worn at special ceremonies and roll calls, although units with a special esprit de corps, especially armored and mechanized infantry battalions, wear their berets all the time. German berets are always pulled to the right, with the badge visible over the left temple. the black Beret worn by armored units, including armored reconnaissance.