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SPECIAL FORCES BRANCH JOBS

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    Special Forces Weapons Sergeant (18B)

    Special Forces Weapons Sergeants are capable of operating and maintaining a wide variety of United States, allied and foreign weaponry.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Officer (18A)

    The Special Forces Officer is a captain who is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and participating in Special Forces operations. He has several duties, including training, resource management, mission and logistics planning, and working with U.S. and foreign government agencies.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Medical Sergeant (18D)

    Special forces medical sergeants are considered to be the finest first-response/trauma medical technicians in the world.

    Though they’re primarily trained with an emphasis on trauma medicine, they also have a working knowledge of dentistry, veterinary care, public sanitation, water quality and optometry.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Engineer Sergeant (18C)

    Special forces engineer sergeants are specialists across a wide range of disciplines, from demolitions and constructions of field fortifications to topographic survey techniques.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Candidate (18X)

    Special Forces candidates are given the opportunity to become a member of one of the most highly skilled combat forces in the world. But they must complete and endure the extensive mental/physical training in order to join the Army elite.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant (18F)

    The Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant collects and processes intelligence, plans force protection, conducts threat vulnerability assessments, and is trained in photography, digital intelligence systems, biometrics, forensics and digital media exploitation.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
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    Special Forces Communications Sergeant (18E)

    Special Forces Communications Sergeants operate many kinds of communications gear, from encrypted satellite to high-frequency burst communications systems. They also have advanced computer and networking skills. The communications sergeant is responsible for establishing and maintaining tactical and operational communications.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None