Dating special forces officer
The Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) is a component of the Joint Special Operations Command (SOCOM).
The Navy Special Warfare Command, the Air Force Special Operations Command, and the US Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, as well as Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), are the other components of SOCOM.
The Special Forces Officer is the missing 18A (below).
The Special Forces officer is in charge and both operationally and administratively responsible for the Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA).
18B - Special Forces Weapons Sergeant: The weapons sergeant within the Special Forces career field employs conventional and unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in individual and small unit infantry operations.A version of SFAS was first introduced as a selection mechanism in the mid-1980s by the Commanding General of the John F.Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at the time, Brigadier General James Guest.An ODA is a highly trained 12-man team made up of Army Special Forces, who wear the Green Beret, that is deployed all over the world where needed immediately for a variety of combat and training missions.To achieve this MOS requires over 18-24 months of intensive training and selection programs.