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Army Special Forces Training by Tonex

The Army Special Forces Training course offered by Tonex is a comprehensive and rigorous program designed to prepare individuals for the challenges and responsibilities of serving in one of the most elite units of the United States Army. This specialized training will equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and mindset required to excel in high-stakes, unconventional warfare and special operations missions.

Throughout this course, participants will engage in a series of intensive training modules, covering a wide range of subjects essential for Special Forces operators. These modules include tactical combat operations, counter-terrorism techniques, intelligence gathering, language and cultural proficiency, survival skills, and leadership development. The training is delivered by seasoned instructors with extensive experience in Special Forces operations, ensuring that participants receive the most up-to-date and relevant instruction.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Master Tactical Operations: Develop the ability to plan and execute complex tactical operations in various environments, including urban, jungle, desert, and mountainous terrains.
  • Enhance Counter-Terrorism Skills: Acquire advanced counter-terrorism techniques, including hostage rescue, counterinsurgency, and counter-narcotics operations.
  • Hone Intelligence Gathering: Develop proficiency in intelligence collection and analysis, enabling the gathering of critical information for mission success.
  • Cultural Competency: Gain language skills and cultural awareness to operate effectively in diverse international environments.
  • Survival Skills: Learn vital survival skills, including evasion and escape techniques, wilderness survival, and first aid.
  • Leadership Development: Foster leadership abilities through real-world simulations and leadership challenges, preparing participants to lead teams in high-pressure situations.
  • Team Collaboration: Cultivate teamwork and communication skills to work seamlessly within a Special Forces team.
  • Physical Fitness: Attain and maintain peak physical fitness levels required for Special Forces operations.

Audience: The Army Special Forces Training course is designed for individuals who aspire to serve in the United States Army Special Forces, also known as the Green Berets. This course is ideal for:

  • Current Military Personnel: Active-duty soldiers from any branch of the U.S. military seeking to qualify for Special Forces selection.
  • Military Officers: Officers looking to broaden their skill set and qualify for Special Forces assignments.
  • Law Enforcement Personnel: Experienced law enforcement officers interested in transferring their skills to special operations.
  • Civilian Applicants: Civilians with a strong desire to join the Special Forces community and who meet the eligibility requirements set by the U.S. Army.

Course Outline:

Special Forces Selection and Assessment

  • Physical fitness requirements
  • Mental toughness and resilience
  • Survival and evasion skills
  • Teamwork and leadership assessment
  • Medical evaluations
  • Tactical problem-solving exercises

Unconventional Warfare (UW)

  • UW principles and concepts
  • Guerrilla warfare tactics
  • Counterinsurgency strategies
  • Cultural awareness and intelligence
  • Infiltration and exfiltration techniques
  • Cross-border operations

Direct Action (DA) Operations

  • DA mission planning
  • Close-quarters combat (CQC)
  • Hostage rescue techniques
  • High-value target (HVT) takedowns
  • Small unit tactics
  • Urban warfare strategies

Special Reconnaissance (SR)

  • SR mission planning and execution
  • Long-range reconnaissance patrols (LRRP)
  • Surveillance and target acquisition
  • Stealth and concealment methods
  • Intelligence gathering in hostile environments
  • Advanced navigation and mapping

Counter-Terrorism (CT) Operations

  • CT mission planning and coordination
  • Rapid response tactics
  • Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD)
  • Hostage negotiation skills
  • Tactical breaching techniques
  • Crisis management and decision-making

Foreign Internal Defense (FID)

  • FID principles and strategies
  • Building partner capacity
  • Cultural sensitivity and diplomacy
  • Training indigenous forces
  • Infrastructure protection
  • Counter-narcotics operations

Special Forces Intelligence

  • Intelligence cycle and analysis
  • Interagency cooperation
  • Human intelligence (HUMINT) collection
  • Signal intelligence (SIGINT)
  • Geospatial intelligence (GEOINT)
  • Cyber intelligence and cyber warfare

Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE)

  • SERE principles and priorities
  • Wilderness survival skills
  • Evasion and escape tactics
  • Resistance to interrogation
  • Psychological and physical resilience
  • Combat search and rescue (CSAR) procedures

Language and Cultural Training

  • Language proficiency development
  • Cultural immersion and understanding
  • Regional expertise and dialects
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Negotiation and diplomacy
  • Building rapport with indigenous populations

Special Forces Demolitions and Weapons

  • Demolition tactics and explosives handling
  • Specialized weapon systems
  • Sniper marksmanship
  • Advanced marksmanship and ballistics
  • Weapons maintenance and customization
  • Close air support (CAS) coordination

Special Forces Leadership and Team Dynamics

  • Leadership principles in Special Forces
  • Team cohesion and dynamics
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving
  • Mission planning and debriefing
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ethical decision-making

Psychological Operations (PSYOP)

  • PSYOP principles and strategies
  • Target audience analysis
  • Propaganda and messaging
  • Media manipulation techniques
  • Influence and behavior modification
  • PSYOP in unconventional warfare

Special Forces Communications

  • Secure communications methods
  • Radio operation and encryption
  • Satellite communication systems
  • Cybersecurity awareness
  • Data encryption and protection
  • Coordinating with external agencies

Operational Planning and Mission Execution

  • Operational planning cycle
  • Intelligence-driven planning
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Execution and assessment phases
  • After-action reviews (AAR)
  • Adaptation and reevaluation

Special Forces Support Operations

  • Logistics and resupply operations
  • Medical support and field hospitals
  • Engineering and construction in austere environments
  • Aviation and air support coordination
  • Intelligence and reconnaissance support
  • Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOTF) integration

Final Assessment and Certification

  • Comprehensive written examination
  • Practical exercises and evaluations
  • Simulated mission scenarios
  • Leadership assessment
  • Oral board interviews
  • Graduation and awarding of Special Forces tab


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