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Civil Affairs Assessment and Selection serves as a tool to assess character, courage, commitment and intellect. The course trains Civil Affairs candidates to handle situations they may face in the field.

Soldiers should be prepared to do the following at Civil Affairs Assessment and Selection:

  • Score a minimum of 240 on the APFT, with 60 points or higher in each event
  • Run 3-6 miles at a sustained nine minute/mile pace
  • Ruck march for 12 miles with 35lbs within three hours
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a small team during periods of mental and physical stress
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and analyze a problem and develop a solution, both individually and as a member of team
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate both orally and in writing


Learn more about the Civil Affairs team