When talking about the do’s and don’ts of taking on the Special Operations Assessment and Selection courses that the military has to offer, there are a ton of opinions out there, and I feel, a lot of misconceptions as well. This is particularly true when it comes to being the “Grey Man,” which is a […]
Hello again in the Sandboxx. Many of you who are reading these pages will get the urge, (if you haven’t already) to attempt Selection and enter into the Special Operations community. Trust me, regardless of the unit or service, if you are a self-starter, are intrinsically motivated, or just someone who feels he/she has to […]
Shin Splints. The name immediately conjures up images of intense pain from the bottom of the knee, down the front of the leg to the top of the ankle. Most everyone that has ever served in the military, has suffered the pain from those nasty buggers at one time or another. But an easy fix […]
There is no shortage of weapons that you will come across in many of the Third World countries and some are amazing that they are still in use. And many of them shouldn’t be.
There has to be a burning desire to succeed, an ability to think clearly when under stress or in a very stressful situation
The military’s rucksack goes by many names, “the green pain pill,” “the green tick,” and many others that can’t be used here (after all this is a family site). But rest assured, if you are in a light infantry, airborne, or a Special Operations unit, you either already are or soon will be an expert […]