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    No airborne contracts available....

    My recruiter pulled up the data base and there aren't any option 4s available. Will this hinder me from going to SFAS down the line or will I automatically be sent to airborne school upon completion of SFAS? I don't want to screw myself over and have to wait years to get jump qualified just to...
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    Optimal physical makeup for SFAS selection?

    Good evening, Feel free to tell me to fuck off if this has already been previously asked. I went rucking the other day with a 50 pound pack and was able to maintain a 9 minute mile pace with ease. However, I definitely noticed the lower back pain that comes with it. I'm very skinny...
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    Young, aspiring ODA team member

    Greetings everyone, The title speaks for itself but allow me to elaborate. Growing up, I always wanted to be a Navy SEAL. For me, that was the epitome of what it meant to be "Special Forces". Obviously I was wrong. I learned more about the ACTUAL SF guys and realized that they are a whole...
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    Dropping SF packet as soon as I turn 20?

    Hey yall. I'm currently 18 years old. I graduate High School in a few weeks and I'll be shipping off soon after that. My dream is to be apart of an ODA. However, due to the age requirement, I do not qualify for the 18x pipeline. I plan on going in as an 11b with an Airborne contract. Once I...
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    18X General Question/Concerns

    What's up Gents, I recently have been given the opportunity the join the army with an 18X contract and leave in early January of next year. My question to operators and the guys who have been to SFAS/ Q-course, what major curveballs or obstacles were thrown at you to make you wish you trained...
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    Need some assistance

    Hello Everyone, I am really at a crossroads in my life and need some guidance. Ever since I was a child it has been my desire to become a Green Beret. Unfortunately, I faced some very strenuous adversity at a young age. I was diagnosed as a child (back when almost all kids were) with...
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    MFFS (Military Free Fall School) vision requiments?

    Hey guys&gals, I'm in need of a bit of help understanding something I read in the AR40-501 regarding vision requirments for MFFS. I'm planning on getting PRK before I go plan on enlisting and found out if you get it it's not disqualifying if it was done before you go in. But here is the...
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    Human Intelligence Collector (HUMINT 35M) in Army SF

    Hello all, I am meeting with my recruiter on 6th of July to try and sort out my Army MOS. Preface, I have ACT, College GPA, and High School GPA in the 99th percentile nationally, so the ASVAB and DLAB shouldn't be exceedingly difficult (I have a perfect score in English and Reading...
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    Special Forces Leadership

    Leadership Concerns For the past three months I have researched Army Special Forces. Firstly to decide if it the place I want to exist within and of equal importance, if it is something I am worthy to pursue. However there is a theme that keeps cropping up that I concern over. It isn't...
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