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Green Beret Games

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Re: Green Beret Games

Post by g-man » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:08 pm

Here's the embedded link from the article to the "night letter" sent anonymously by one of the SFQC cadre to ~2000-odd SF bubbas worldwide. If even 1/3 of the issues noted there are true, Army SF is well and truly screwed. The fact that the author calls out graduated GBs BY NAME speaks volumes as to the depth of the rot.

https://thenewsrep.com/94786/careerism- ... apability/
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Post by Durham68 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:59 am

My BIL is 12yrs in SF and he says the standards dropped significantly in that time.
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Re: Green Beret Games

Post by randy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:17 am

My best friend in college went through the Q course back in the 70's (When Men Were Men, Training was Tough, and Giants Roamed the Earth ;) )

He caught a tree branch in an eye during the final field exercise and had to be evaced for treatment. He was given a choice, either drop out entirely, or recycle and do that portion of training over from the start once his eye was healed. (He took the recycle).

Based on that article, sounds like today he wouldn't have even been asked, but would take back up where he left off, or even "waivered" for the remainder of that portion.

Back then (and from what I know at least up through the 80's), they wanted folks that wouldn't quit no matter what , and would be willing to start from zero if need be.

Now it sounds like it's meet the quotas and make the stats look good.
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Post by HTRN » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:01 am

This is news? I figured SOCOM was circling the drain when you had the fiasco of women doing the ranger course and passing.
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Post by TheArmsman » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:52 am

Hopefully the cancer has not metastasized, and they can fix the rot within.
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Post by blackeagle603 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:17 pm

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Post by D5CAV » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:42 am

All good!

When "Jade Helm" goes live, it will be easier to deal with snowflakes who need their "quiet space" or freak out because the restroom is out of tampons.

All we can control is ourselves. I'm hiking tomorrow in the mountains with about 35 pounds of water bottles and snacks in my bright blue daypack. My friends think I'm such a nice guy to bring all the water, but they would back away from me if I showed up with my 35 pounds of loaded 72 gear.

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Post by D5CAV » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:29 am

SF School is behind the times. Here's MSG Popp going off on women passing Ranger School. He's a 3 tab. I'm only a 1 tab.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyoaTFHCCgw

Cliff notes on his key points:
1. He noted that the first women to graduate Ranger School looked well fed, which happened with other ranger school grads ... never
2. There was a 37 year-old mother who graduated Ranger School
3. There was a women who got pregnant during Ranger School, so she is getting recycled after maternity leave

This fits with the discussion on stupid rich kids bribing their way into top colleges. Who cares about meeting requirements, just distribute the trophies (degrees, Ranger tabs, SF tabs, etc.)

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