Since I started writing for SOFREP, I have been getting great feedback from our members. I also get a lot of questions from a lot of eager folks out there looking to make SOF their new occupation. I decided I would take a second, collect my thoughts, and put out a story on why I feel you should or shouldn’t jump into a career in special operations.

First off, getting into the military, especially special ops, isn’t a decision you make overnight. Even just getting to the point where you sign a contract means that you have slept on this idea for at least a month (in most cases). So for those of you that have gotten that far, nice work. And if you’re on the fence about joining SOF (come on in, the water’s real nice), keep reading.


Don’t join because of  a movie