ShadowSpear Special Operations

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      Everything a new member needs to know in order to be successful on this site.
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      New members must post their mandatory introduction here.
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    1. Special Operations Discussion

      Special Operations discussion. For Special Operations Forces, post in the respective country forum.
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      Latest: Questions Il Duce, Apr 23, 2015 at 5:48 PM
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    2. Law Enforcement Special Operations

      Law Enforcement Special Operations and tactical response units like Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), Emergency Response Team (ERT), Special Operations Group (SOG), etc.
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    3. Special Operations Selection Preparation

      For those training for and seeking advice on a Special Operations Selection program like SFAS, SFQC, RASP, RIP, BUD/S, etc.
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    4. SOF Mentor Program

      This forum is designed for all branches of the military and civilians who are considering SOF Selection for, but not limited to Army Rangers, Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Special Tactics, MARSOC, etc. You will be mentored by vetted members of the special operations community.
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      Latest: First Post CDG, Apr 26, 2015 at 12:47 PM
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    5. Special Operations Technology

      The latest in Special Operations and military technologies to benefit the war fighter.
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      Latest: New portable solar charging mat CDG, Apr 7, 2015
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    6. Fallen Special Operators

      Fallen Special Operators
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      Latest: Training Accident Viper1, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:27 PM
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    1. US Army Special Operations

      United States Army Special Operations, USASOC, Special Forces, 75th Ranger Regiment, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Psyop, and Civil Affairs.
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      Latest: Does your MOS stay the same?! MCH75, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:57 AM
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    2. US Air Force Special Operations

      US Air Force Special Operations Command, AFSOC, Pararescue, Combat Control Team (CCT), Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT), Special Tactics Squadron (STS), Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), Special Operations Aviation, and Air Commandos.
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      1. CCT

      Latest: Reserve PAST suspended? Johca, Apr 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM
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    3. US Marine Corps Special Operations

      US Marine Corps Special Operations Command, MARSOC, Marine Special Operations Regiment (MSOR), Marine Special Operations Batallion (MSOB), Force Reconnaissance, Recon, Marine Special Operations Support Group (MSOSG), and SOC Capable Units.
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    4. US Naval Special Warfare

      Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSOC), SEA, Air, Land (SEAL), SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV), Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC), Special Boat Team (SBT), Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), and other Naval Special Warfare (SPECWAR) units.
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    1. North American Special Operations

      Canadian Special Operations, US Special Operations , Mexican Special Operations, and Special Operations Forces.
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    2. South American Special Operations

      South American Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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      Latest: Peru Chopstick, Aug 30, 2014
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    3. European Special Operations

      European Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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    4. African Special Operations

      African Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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    5. Asian and Oceanic Special Operations

      Asian and Oceanic Special Operations and Special Operations Forces.
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      Latest: Commando TV Selection Docco NavyBuyer, Jan 2, 2015
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    1. Military

      Non-Special Operations related military discussion.
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      Latest: Argument Against Aircraft Carriers Teufel, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:56 AM
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    2. Military History

      Special Operations and military history.
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      Latest: Anzac Day 100th pardus, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:10 PM
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    3. Sniper

      Special Operations and military sniper discussion, sniper training, sniper operations, and sniper craft.
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    4. Long Range Reconnaissance

      Long Range Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Patrol.
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      Latest: 19D vs 11B Reed Cundiff, Dec 6, 2014
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    5. Intelligence & Support Operations

      Military Intelligence and Support Operations.
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      Latest: ISIS Intelligence and Security Structure Article Il Duce, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:53 PM
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    6. Leadership and Professional Development

      Military leadership and professional development.
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      Latest: USNA questions DA SWO, Apr 10, 2015
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    7. Modern Conflict

      Modern conflict including wars, skirmishes, attacks, and disputes.
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      Latest: Iraq and ISIS Discussion pardus, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:36 PM
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    8. Private Forces

      Privatized forces, mercenaries, contractors, and soldiers of fortune.
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      Latest: Blackwater verdict Ocoka One, Apr 14, 2015
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    1. Kit& Gear

      Special Operations, military, and tactical gear, equipment, and kit discussion.
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      Latest: Brokos type belt what are my options? Viper1, Apr 27, 2015 at 7:52 AM
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    2. Weapons & Marksmanship

      Weaponry and marksmanship.
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    3. Combatives

      Combatives, fighting styles, and hand-to-hand combat.
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    4. Combat Medicine

      Combat medicine and related medical discussion.
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      Latest: A very special Doc amlove21, Apr 21, 2015 at 9:50 PM
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    5. Fitness & Nutrition

      Physical fitness, performance enhancement, and nutrition.
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      Latest: Running at Altitude amlove21, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:47 PM
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    6. Tradecraft & Fieldcraft

      Fieldcraft and tradecraft: learning and implementing the tools of the trade.
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      Latest: combat diving Teufel, Feb 21, 2015
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    1. General Discussion

      Discussion not related to the military, tactical, or SOF world.
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    2. Training and Employment

      Tactical training and employment opportunities.
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    3. Books

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      Latest: What Are You Currently Reading? x SF med, Apr 27, 2015 at 3:35 AM
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    4. Link Ups

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      Latest: D.C. April 12-15 Dame, Apr 12, 2015
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