1. irish greg

    Civilian Pilots - SOF/SMU Support?

    It's been awhile since I last posted here but just an update, I will be heading to the Ft Bragg area in September for my next assignment and my gf is going to pursue civilian flight school. She is a reservists and has an active TS-SCI. I was wondering if there are any opportunities for her to...
  2. July

    AIRR Rates

    The Navy advertises AIRR as a “Special Operations” position, but from what I read online, it looks like only the AWS rate has an occasional SOF mission set. Can anyone offer some insight on this? My recruiter told me there’s 2 AIRR rates that are available to reservists, and if it is a SOF...
  3. Betenhauser

    Special Operations Psychiatric Provider?

    Good day all. I'm in a doctorate program for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and I am in the process of applying for a direct commission with the air force. I had heard that there may be certain provider roles with Air Force Special Warfare as some type of "human maintainer"...
  4. NineFingerFighter

    Fitness and Prep for A&S

    I am trying to find what is a good fitness prep to follow to get physically ready for A&S. I've tried SEALfit and 10 Week Assessment & Selection Fitness Prep as well as just doing my own thing. I've heard good and bad on both and multiple other plans and prep guides but just looking for true...
  5. P

    Social Media affecting SOF Career?

    So I came across a thread from professional soldiers that essentially instructed every SOF wanna-be to delete their social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as you would be less likely (if at all) to be chosen for "covert or clandestine" missions. I'm sure the advice...
  6. G


    Hello there! I have spent six years in the Army National Guard as Military Police. I'm a new NCO as well. Outside of the military I have served on PSD teams for celebrities and executives around the world. I'm excited to be a member and learn more about preparing for an SOF selection.
  7. Phoenix-1/3

    MODERN WAR magazine

    I have been reading this magazine for about eight to ten months now, and have found their reporting to be informative, insightful, honest and accurate (in regards to historical preferences, and my civilian perspective), and enjoyable (for those who like reading about military/political matters...
  8. O

    How to get your paramedic license in the navy?

    I just DEP'd in for the navy as a HM... on the Navy COOL website it says its possible to get you National Registerd Paramedic license, is this true. (Im in EMT school right now i'll have my certificate in May)
  9. O


    Hi, my name is Tyler I just Dep'd in for the navy I have a HM contract and want to go through the SARC pipeline... i joined this website for any info, mentoring, help, or comments. Thx
  10. FOB1

    Vietnam SEAL and SOG

    anybody interested in or read a lot about about Vietnam SOF ops? I've read most first person accounts. Pretty interesting. Curious if others have recommended reads. I'll post my faves. Point man is a good SEAL one. Read a lot about LRP/LRRP ops and A-teams. Lynne Black and Meyer write good...
  11. U

    Introduction for Shadow Spear part 2

    Hello to all, First off i would like to say thank you to all the military member's on this site. My name is Numbnuts, a USMC poolee whose ship date is Feb 15th, 2016. It is an exciting experience for me to be apart of this site for i have been searching through it for the last year to find out...
  12. A


    Hey guys sorry I joined on my phone and did not see that I had to make an introduction! Well my name is Andrew, and I am really interested in joining the Air Force. But I'm stuck between two jobs, and one of them being outside the Air Force and in the Army the 75 Ranger Regiment. I am in the...