An 18-year old aspirant wrote to Stew Smith asking how to prepare when joining the Army. Stew suggests striving for a military occupational specialty (MOS) that will interest and be useful should one decide to enter the special ops community in a support role. It will give you an edge if you set a higher standard for yourself with your physical capabilities. As you join the Army, it is also valuable to surround yourself with people you look up to that can bring out the best in you.
The Crossroads of Special Operations