Verified Military
Nov 18, 2011
Active duty Marine. I've been serving since 2005 and intend to remain doing so until I'm told I'm not allowed to sign anymore contracts. By trade, I'm a 4421, Legal Services Specialist.

I'm currently deployed forward to Afghanistan and we're at the ass end of a year long tour out here. I'm in the process of seeking out the best available option into the SOF community from where I'm at in my military career. I've already reached out to the MARSOC recruiters and I'm hoping to hear back from them in the near future with answers to my questions. In the mean time, I'm self-assessing and preparing now as best I can. I'm hoping to fill in whatever gaps (physically and mentally) possible between now and A&S (provided I'm afforded that opportunity).

I've only perused the forums a bit here over the last 24 hours and I can tell the knowledge and guidance available is more than abundant. Hoping to learn what I can.
Thanks, Marauder. Although, after reading some of the moderator's posts in various threads (not to mention the various stickies) it didn't take much to figure out what was expected of an FNG such as myself.

It seems, through this site, I've already found answers to some of my questions that I presented to the MARSOC recruiter (who, by the way, has yet to email me back). So, thanks to everyone providing quality, reliable knowledge in a presentable format.
Welcome aboard and Semper Fi.

On a side note, there is a gentleman on the board named JAB and his mom has some gaps that need to be filled. I also wish I had the ability to tag members in posts so I can make sure that he sees this. :)