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  • Special Forces - Special Operations Fitness Test

    New Special Operations Fitness Test

    There is a new Special Forces / Special Operations fitness test making its way around the Team areas and creating a fun and competitive event for many of our Army, Navy, Air Force, USMC Special Operators. It is called the Upper body Round Robin (UBRR). The test consists of seven upper body exercises, a speed and long distance run. The UBRR provides a minimum standard for passing which are reasonable scores as you see below, BUT if you want to ... more

  • Tactical Fitness: Test Prep for Transition from Navy to Police

    Pushups

    Stew, First I would like to say thank you for all of the help. I have three of your books, most recently the S.W.A.T Workout book, and they all have helped me make tremendous gains in my physical and mental stamina. I have just recently separated from the Navy and applied to a Police Department in New Jersey. Their physical test is a little bit unique, and I was hoping you would be able to provide some specific tips for this test. It ... more

  • Special Forces Military Occupational Specialties

    Special Forces recruit graduation.

    U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers are experts in unconventional warfare, and within the Special Forces community, individual Soldiers have particular skill sets depending on their military occupational specialties, or MOS. To qualify in these MOS, Soldiers must attend the Special Forces Qualifi cation Course at Fort Bragg, N.C., which lasts up to two years depending on the MOS. After completing the SFQC,new Green Berets are assigned to an... more

  • 1st Special Forces Group

    Members of the 1st Special Forces Group

    One of the first Special Operations groups formed, its history began during World War II. Geoffrey Pyke, a scientist working for the British combined Operations Headquarters imagined a small, elite commando unit utilizing tracked vehicles to strike at infrastructure behind enemy lines in the winter. Despite negative views on the mission, LTC Robert T. Frederick was instructed to proceed with the creation of such a force, and to plan strikes on... more

  • 3rd Special Forces Group

    3rd Special Forces Group

    The 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) has a long and storied history serving the Nation during peacetime and war. Stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., the 3rd SFG (A) is the lead Special Forces Group on operations in central-Asia. Special Forces Soldiers are renowned for their ability to deploy in small teams, operate independently, and conduct their mission in austere environments.  Whatever situation may arise, be assured the men of the Special ... more

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