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  1. A

    Intro + Background

    Good evening everyone, My name is Avery. To jump right into it, I'm a 19 year old guy from West Michigan who's goal is to become a Pararescueman. I recently stumbled across the forum by accident. While doing some research on AF bases and the difference between Rescue/ST Squadrons, I found a...
  2. don1776

    Introduction

    Hello everyone, you can call me don. I'm 22 years old I'm currently a professional bussboy/ student. The reason I'm hear is to find valuable information on becoming Special Forces and specailize in either weapons or medical. I want to give back to our great country I'm incredibly proud and...
  3. U

    Introduction

    Hey y'all I'm a recent college graduate (STEM degree). I'm looking to learn about and pick the best reserve/guard SOF career available to me while I pursue a masters and likely a PhD afterwards. Look forward to meeting everyone
  4. Abat150

    Introduction

    I am a current second year Mechanical Engineering student. My sister is currently in Marine Intel and my goal is to join the SF after college. I am here to learn as much as I can and try and come into that stage of my life as prepared as I can be and with the best plan I can come up with. I am...
  5. L

    Newly Enlisted | Army 18X

    Hey everybody. Last month I signed my 18X (Special Forces Candidate) contract with the Army and found Shadow Spear while reading up on the Q-Course. I decided to join the forum because I wanted to be able to connect with more experienced individuals and ensure I'm prepared for SFPC & SFAS...
  6. Nuytengsu

    Introduction

    Hey everyone! I currently a Civilian college student that is pursuing a BSN (Bachelors of Science of Nursing). I found this forum site by browsing and researching up on Special Operation units in the military. Ever since I was young I wanted to be a Green Beret, well that was the only unit I...
  7. S

    Introduction

    Hey guys, name is Steven Rogers (18) and just swore in October 15th. Went in as a 15T mind set on getting into the 160th SOAR. Very grateful for stumbling across such a valuable community.
  8. ElJaguar

    Introduction

    Good day to all. Long-time reader, first-time poster. Currently 37F in the reserves (6 years), but recently signed an AD 18X contract; for which I am departing in January. I'm beyond excited for the opportunity to try out for our best. I just wanted to extend my sincerest gratitude to everyone...
  9. sethwagner25033

    You put your left hand in. You take your left hand out. You put your left hand in and you shake it all about.

    Hello every single person on Shadow Spear. A friend of mine informed me of how awesome this community is and that the content within its coffers is often valuable. After browsing over the rules and exploring a bit, I would have to agree. I am in the US Army. I have served this great nation...
  10. KML

    Introduction

    My name is Sgt. Kyle LeClair I'm 25 years old, born in Vermont. I've served five years in the United States Marine Corps as of my terminal date which is December 2019. I had great success in the Corps, during my time I was lucky enough to be successful in the conception and fleet...
  11. U

    Introduction

    Hello, I am currently a recruit college student, who all of the sudden a year within graduation for an associates got the strongest desire to serve their country. I've been planning on joining the Army and have been talking to my most local recruiter. I have been ambitious in the last year which...
  12. A

    Hello!

    Hey all, I'm a software Engineer, just past his 28th birthday. Managed to get my degree back in 2014 and have been working in the industry since then. I'm here because I have found my life lacks meaning and urgency. I feel as if I show up for work and go through the motions working through...
  13. W

    Introduction

    Hello, My name is Will Finch currently I work in manufacturing for a large corporation. I took the position out of college to get my feet wet. My background is the opposite of my career. High school I took law then law enforcement academy in a career technical school which I excelled in...
  14. mavs33

    Introduction

    Hello all, I’m 25 years old, I was DEP’d in at 19 with a CCT contract, but under certain personal circumstances I wasn’t able ship out. 6 years is a long time, and I’ve struggled with those circumstances almost daily. Now that I’ve gained more life experience and have a good career path, I...
  15. Swifty

    Introduction

    Hi, the name's Swifty and I'm a 1N2C in the AF stationed at XXXXX. I'm looking into retraining into TACP or CCT (depending if I can get over the fear of drowning which I'm working on). I ran into the problem of complacency and people telling me I can't do it. I'm searching for the brotherhood...
  16. Mrb773

    Introduction

    Howdy, Im a high school student with many friends that are ex/active duty Rangers and SF. I am here looking for insight into my future career in the military. I have done a ton of research on the subject but what better source than the horses mouth? My plan is to enlist with an option 40 and...
  17. J

    Hello everyone

    Hello Everybody, I'm from Chicago IL, hoping to enlist on an 18x contract and become an 18D. Look forward to learning alot. Thanks!
  18. T

    Intro

    Hey everyone, I am a recent college graduate who is planning on joining the military as an officer in the very near future. At the moment, I am most interested in joining the Army and becoming a Ranger but I have also been researching the SEALs and Pararescue as special operations is definitely...
  19. jlilly

    Introduction

    Military career • 11B ARNG 181st • RTAC starting 2019-06-13 • contract convertible to 18X, contingent upon Ranger school graduation Civilian career • technical project manager, software engineer • Python, SQL, React, MongoDB, Solidity • finance, healthcare industry background Programmers...
  20. S

    Introduction From a Hospital Corpsman!

    Hello everyone! I am a 24 year old Active Duty Hospital Corpsman and have served in the military for approximately six years. After graduating from high school, I enlisted in the U.S. Navy and began my career at 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment in Hawaii. After two deployments, I PCS'd to...
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