Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct fast rope insertion training as part of Operation Emerald Warrior, a multinational, joint force training exercise April 30, at the Combat Readiness Training Center. The training ensures the units are trained and ready for any state emergency or combat mission. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Building Special Forces Soldiers, Traits that Carry Over into Every Profession | SpecialOperations.com
Brian Decker was a Special Forces officer with multiple tours in Iraq before being put in charge of the Special Forces Assessment and Selection Program (SFAS) in 2011. One of the first things he did was revamp the course which had changed little from its inception in 1988 to better meet the changing role that SF soldiers will need to fight and win in the modern battlefields of today. It is a metric that shows the successful soldier will have common traits that can carry over into any profession.
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