1. ElJaguar


    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...
  2. 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...
  3. KML


    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...
  4. U


    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...
  5. A


    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...
  6. W


    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...
  7. mavs33


    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...
  8. Swifty


    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...
  9. Mrb773


    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...
  10. 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!
  11. T


    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...
  12. jlilly


    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...
  13. 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...
  14. 157bear


    Hello all, I am an aspiring Army Sf civilian. I’m 25, just finished college where I wrestling at the collegiate level. After graduating I started to pursue the my dream of pursuing a Md career. After an intense mcat course I realize I have been pushing this disire of service in the military ever...
  15. J

    Happy to be here!

    I live in illinois and am hoping to become a PJ or enlist into the army to become a green beret. Look forward to alot of great info. Thanks!
  16. Baseplate

    Introduction: baseplate

    Hello, I'm currently enlisted in the army, I'm an 11c (infantry mortarman). I'm nearly half way through my enlistment and I want to be a combat controller, I max my pt tests and shoot expert, I absolutely love the water, swimming is how I meditate, a while back I was in rasp, 8 made it to week...
  17. C


    I am a college student who has wanted to join a SOF unit since I was a little kid. My father worked for Motorola Solutions in the sales department, so I grew up around military and hearing stories from my fathers work. This undoubtedly had an impact on my desire to enlist. Currently I am...
  18. Rahmik

    Hello Everyone!

    I enlisted as an infantryman back in July of 2014 I just recently got out of the Army in late 2017. I spent most of my 3 1/2 years in the Old Guard (3rd Inf Reg) as a member of a firing party. I had the opportunity to participate in over 600 Funerals in Arlington National Cemetery, a bunch of...
  19. T


    Just trying to find some information about SFAS and the whole process. I’m 28 with no military experience but always wanted to join. Got caught up with life. Work pay bills work pay bills.
  20. Pepper Jack


    Hello! I'm a 21 year old college drop out going through the enlistment process right now. My goal is to become an Army Ranger but I'm currently disqualified from an option 40 contract for "medical reasons". I have yet to reserve an mos but I'll most likely choose 11b or 31b. I'm currently...