And where was it established that he is the First Order equivalent of the Green Beret?
Kylo was on the most important mission the FO could have possibly had. Did he take elite stormtroopers with him or some newbs that might happen to defect? Seems like another poorly thought out part of the story.
Snoke may have twisted the facts and made Vader into a noble martyr.
That’s great. Looks like we get another set of films where the main characters are idiots and always getting tricked by the bad guy.