1. L

    No airborne contracts available....

    My recruiter pulled up the data base and there aren't any option 4s available. Will this hinder me from going to SFAS down the line or will I automatically be sent to airborne school upon completion of SFAS? I don't want to screw myself over and have to wait years to get jump qualified just to...
  2. L

    Optimal physical makeup for SFAS selection?

    Good evening, Feel free to tell me to fuck off if this has already been previously asked. I went rucking the other day with a 50 pound pack and was able to maintain a 9 minute mile pace with ease. However, I definitely noticed the lower back pain that comes with it. I'm very skinny...
  3. L

    Young, aspiring ODA team member

    Greetings everyone, The title speaks for itself but allow me to elaborate. Growing up, I always wanted to be a Navy SEAL. For me, that was the epitome of what it meant to be "Special Forces". Obviously I was wrong. I learned more about the ACTUAL SF guys and realized that they are a whole...
  4. L

    Dropping SF packet as soon as I turn 20?

    Hey yall. I'm currently 18 years old. I graduate High School in a few weeks and I'll be shipping off soon after that. My dream is to be apart of an ODA. However, due to the age requirement, I do not qualify for the 18x pipeline. I plan on going in as an 11b with an Airborne contract. Once I...
  5. Taskforce8

    Former combat linguist for CJSOTF-A, ODAs.

    Hi, I'm a former combat linguist with no prior formal military training but I know a few things, which I learned from the most knowledgeable people in the military. I have served as combat linguist for 3rd, 7th and 20th SFG(A) and many other military units in hazardous during OEF. I have also...
  6. runninrunninrunnin

    SF K9 handler question

    Wondering what path a person, presumably fresh in the military or pre-contract civilian, would have to pursue in order to become a K9 handler on an ODA team. If even possible to chose that field without prior experience. Thanks.