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Special Forces Support Soldiers get tactical tune-up at two-week course

TORII STATION, Okinawa — The first sergeant’s words bounced off the shoot house walls like the sim-rounds being fired through the Special Forces support Soldier’s rifles. “We need you to be enablers. To enable, you must be able to enhance our Special Forces missions. In order to do that, you must shoot, move and communicate … in that order, ” he howled. The Soldiers fervently regrouped to stack on the door of a notional target and under the watchful eye and direction of the Green Berets they support, the battle drill was honed to a fine edge.

Nearly 20 Special Operations enablers, many new to the paragon Special Forces outfit, completed the 14-day biannual Special Forces Basic Combat Course – Support Nov. 8. Per regulation, the Soldiers – from cooks to drivers, intel to signal – are required to complete the uncompromising course for a tactical tune-up prior to going downrange or every two years… Read more here.

Source: US Pacific Command

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