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US Army Airborne Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Army Airborne PFT

If you are preparing to become a member of any Special Operations Group (Army SF, Rangers, Navy SEALs, Marine RECON, Air Force PJs, EOD units, and others) you must graduate from the Army Basic Airborne Course (BAC) in Fort Benning. Not only is it a prerequisite for Special Ops, but it has become a mandatory school to further your Army career as ... more

Specops - Who's Toughest?

Spec Ops: Who's Toughest?

A future Special Ops Soldier asks: "I am not sure which branch of service I would like to join, but I do know I want to do something in the Special Operations. Which one is the toughest and best trained?" This is the question I normally do not answer as the only people, in my opinion, who can answer which training programs are the best or toug... more

Ramp Up for Spec Ops

Ramp Up for Spec Ops

Here are a few commonly asked questions regarding a young man joining the military and then advancing onto challenging follow on training. But my answers apply to anyone seeking to join the military or a law enforcement academy as well. Here are his questions: I am going to ship next month to the Navy then go to SEAL training after Boot. Here a... more

The Combat Swim

The Combat Swim

"What is the best technique for swimming with fins" is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from future and active duty military personnel. Most are looking for the most efficient way to swim with fins in challenging special operations training such as Navy SEALs, EOD/Diver, Army Rangers, Green Berets, USMC RECON, and Air Force P... more

Marine RECON and MARSOC

Marine RECON and MARSOC

Marine RECON and MARSOC - Changes in Structure / Operations In the past few years, as the United States has ramped up its battle against terrorists worldwide, the special operations community has grown and changed to better prepare our special operators to do their mission. The Marine Corps has also changed the way they do business on the spec... more

Which SpecOps is Right for Me?

Which SpecOps is Right for Me?

Every now and then I get a question that requires extra effort to answer. This question required every bit of experience I had to answer. If you are on the fence or how or where to serve your country, please read. I am debating where to serve? Firefighting EMT, Police SWAT, or Military Special Ops. I know you write about all of them - do you ha... more

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