special forces

  1. untallguy

    The Elite

    The Elite by Ranulph Fiennes examines the history of Special Forces from the Spartans through to modern times with a look forward into the future. Fiennes, in addition to being a highly prolific explorer, marathon runner and a cracking public speaker (I recommend it if you get the chance to...
  2. untallguy

    Special Operations South-East Asia 1942-1945

    Special Operations South-East Asia 1942-1945 by David Miller describes, in some depth, three special operations missions conducted in World War Two. He has conducted extensive research into them, two of which are not well-known, and brings the stories to life well. From the title of the book...
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    Would it be possible for a medical officer to join the Special Forces?

    Hi Ive just finished college and will be going to uni for medicine this fall IA I was just exploring the pathway of becoming a medical officer in the armed forces and therefore was wondering if a medical officer could join the special forces. Many Thanks :)
  4. D

    SOG Medic

    An interesting book of some 254 pages of the authors experiences as a medic within the covert Special Operations Group (SOG) operating in what was the neutral territory of Laos and Cambodia and inside Vietnam. Their mission was to interdict the Ho Chi Minh Trail, acting as observers for other...
  5. JINGO

    Shadow Commander.

    The epic story of Donald D Blackburn guerrilla leader and special forces hero is the subtitle to this book. An Infantry officer assigned to train the fledgling Philippines Army at the cusp of America’s entry into the Second World War Blackburn emerged from the disaster at Bataan to become an...
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    Can a cmt apply for special forces selection?

    Hey, just wondering if a fully trained cmt could apply to join regular sas/sbs? i know theres med troop and black serpent stuff but working along side sf and being sf are very different things. not a wannabee, just curious. thanks for any help
  7. thegimp

    Special forces tramps

    Armed SAS troops disguised as tramps | Daily Mail Online Don't be pissing on that harry when you stagger out of your local discotheque, you may get a surprising robust response and it won't be an empty can of special brew on the noggin This ties in with the fact that 90% of street drinkers...
  8. R

    Raf reg or SAS

    I've been considering joining an elite fighting force. I'm considering either the SAS or the RAF reg but I don't know whether I'm good enough to get into the RAF reg because selection is much harder than special forces. Can someone give me some advice for joining? Cheers- Alberic
  9. Travelgall

    Turkey Protests US troops wearing Kurdish ID

    It seems that US SF have drawn the ire of Turkey by wearing Kurdish patches. That said I did laugh when they said they wore them to blend in with Local Forces - bearing in mind their Ops Core helmets with Picatinny they are cutting around in.

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