ShadowSpear Special Operations

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    1. Special Operations Discussion

      Special Operations discussion. For Special Operations Forces, post in the respective country forum.
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      Latest: The first time you met your team chief.. The Hate Ape, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:38 AM
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    2. Law Enforcement Special Operations

      Law Enforcement Special Operations and tactical response units like Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), Emergency Response Team (ERT), Special Operations Group (SOG), etc.
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      Latest: FT Apache the Bronx, the real story... Agoge, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:22 AM
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    3. Special Operations Selection Preparation

      For those training for and seeking advice on a Special Operations Selection program like SFAS, SFQC, RASP, RIP, BUD/S, etc.
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      Latest: August A&S 15-3 Huston, Jul 26, 2015 at 8:34 AM
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    4. SOF Mentor Program

      This forum is designed for all branches of the military and civilians who are considering SOF Selection for, but not limited to Army Rangers, Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Special Tactics, MARSOC, etc. You will be mentored by vetted members of the special operations community.
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    5. Special Operations Technology

      The latest in Special Operations and military technologies to benefit the war fighter.
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    6. Fallen Special Operators

      Fallen Special Operators
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    1. US Army Special Operations

      United States Army Special Operations, USASOC, Special Forces, 75th Ranger Regiment, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Psyop, and Civil Affairs.
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      Latest: Peacetime role of the regiment? Wonderly123, Jul 28, 2015 at 7:50 AM
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    2. US Air Force Special Operations

      US Air Force Special Operations Command, AFSOC, Pararescue, Combat Control Team (CCT), Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT), Special Tactics Squadron (STS), Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), Special Operations Aviation, and Air Commandos.
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      1. CCT

      Latest: Carpet Baggers of WW II Freefalling, Jul 19, 2015
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    3. US Marine Corps Special Operations

      US Marine Corps Special Operations Command, MARSOC, Marine Special Operations Regiment (MSOR), Marine Special Operations Batallion (MSOB), Force Reconnaissance, Recon, Marine Special Operations Support Group (MSOSG), and SOC Capable Units.
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      Latest: MARSOC Badge Sandman3, Jul 26, 2015 at 8:18 PM
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    4. US Naval Special Warfare

      Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSOC), SEA, Air, Land (SEAL), SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV), Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC), Special Boat Team (SBT), Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), and other Naval Special Warfare (SPECWAR) units.
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    1. North American Special Operations

      Canadian Special Operations, US Special Operations , Mexican Special Operations, and Special Operations Forces.
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      Latest: Canadian SOF image compilation. Trev, May 20, 2015
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    2. South American Special Operations

      South American Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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      Latest: Peru Chopstick, Aug 30, 2014
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    3. European Special Operations

      European Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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    4. African Special Operations

      African Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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    5. Asian and Oceanic Special Operations

      Asian and Oceanic Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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      Latest: Israeli Special Forces Thread poison, Jun 17, 2015
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    1. Military

      Non-Special Operations related military discussion.
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      Latest: Brookings Study on Officer Test Scores Il Duce, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:45 PM
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    2. Military History

      Special Operations and military history.
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    3. Sniper

      Special Operations and military sniper discussion, sniper training, sniper operations, and sniper craft.
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    4. Long Range Reconnaissance

      Long Range Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Patrol.
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      Latest: 19D vs 11B Reed Cundiff, Dec 6, 2014
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    5. Intelligence & Support Operations

      Military Intelligence and Support Operations.
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    6. Leadership and Professional Development

      Military leadership and professional development.
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    7. Modern Conflict

      Modern conflict including wars, skirmishes, attacks, and disputes.
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      Latest: Iraq and ISIS Discussion RackMaster, Jul 26, 2015 at 8:47 AM
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    8. Private Forces

      Privatized forces, mercenaries, contractors, and soldiers of fortune.
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      Latest: Blackwater verdict Ocoka One, Apr 14, 2015
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    1. Kit& Gear

      Special Operations, military, and tactical gear, equipment, and kit discussion.
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      Latest: PVS-14's and the LWH AKkeith, Jul 23, 2015 at 3:47 AM
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    2. Weapons & Marksmanship

      Weaponry and marksmanship.
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      Latest: Let's see that shooter x SF med, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:34 AM
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    3. Combatives

      Combatives, fighting styles, and hand-to-hand combat.
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    4. Combat Medicine

      Combat medicine and related medical discussion.
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      Latest: My 1st After Intro Post Yaken, Jul 27, 2015 at 4:19 PM
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    5. Fitness & Nutrition

      Physical fitness, performance enhancement, and nutrition.
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      Latest: Sumo vs Conventional Deadlift Etype, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:20 AM
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    6. Tradecraft & Fieldcraft

      Fieldcraft and tradecraft: learning and implementing the tools of the trade.
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      Latest: Rucking RayL, Jun 1, 2015
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    1. General Discussion

      Discussion not related to the military, tactical, or SOF world.
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      Latest: THE IRISH VOLUNTEERS- FIGHTING 69TH Red Flag 1, Jul 27, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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    2. Training and Employment

      Tactical training and employment opportunities.
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    3. Books

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      Latest: What Are You Currently Reading? medicchick, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:29 AM
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