19th Special Operations Group "Maderal Oleaga" Wikipedia
The 19th Special Operations Group "Caballero Legionario Maderal Oleaga" (Spanish:Grupo de Operaciones Especiales "Caballero Legionario Maderal Oleaga" XIX), GOE XIX, is one of the 3 currently existing Special Operations Groups and so is subordinated to the Special Operations Command. It was the former Special Forces unit of the Spanish Legion and was known as Bandera de Operaciones Especiales de la Legión (Legion Special Operations Bandera (battalion)), BOEL.
The members of this unit received training in:SCUBA/Maritime Warfare
Arctic and Mountain Warfare
Sabotage and Demolitions
Parachute and HALO techniques
Long Range Reconnaissance
Counter-terrorism and CQB
SERE (Survival, Escape, Resistance and Evasion)
In 2002 the BOEL was renamed Grupo de Operaciones Especiales "Caballero Legionario Maderal Oleaga" XIX and was moved to Alicante as unit of the Special Operations Command of the Spanish Army. GOE XIX currently accepts applicants from other light infantry units and no longer forms part of the Legion.