But you need to be able to do 15 miles without stopping, moving at a pretty damn quick pace the whole time. Even those that don’t want it will most certainly make it as failure is only for those that actively sabotage their graduation. Would a Special Tactics Team have 1 officer? Hopefully we'll see them in our teams sometime soon. I spent that time tailoring my PT program for Phase II, and then just continued that for the pipeline. F. SR Info. Phase I - Application Deadline 26 Jan, 2021, Phase II - TDY Dates are 7-17 Mar, 2021, Phase I - Application Deadline 2 Sep 2021. I had spent some time around other services and figured that the Chair Force guys couldn't be all that hard, right? About half of STOs are from USAFA. Footwear is such an indivdiualized thing...but you need boots. Also, be aggressive with each step. My PT now is directed by the strength and conditioning staff at the STS I work at. Join the Air Force Special Tactics special operators, the Air Force's elite commando unit. Threads 68 Messages 557. What is the relationship between rank and team progression? I mean, creating a powerpoint for army brigade staff telling them why airplanes only fly from 0900-1400L because airport quiet hours is basically the same thing. For SF and MARSOC, officers are conventional first, then spend 2-4 years of Captain time as a detachment/platoon commander, before either leaving for an SMU or field grade time (i.e. 100% Upvoted. At the same time, you need to understand how human neurology works. First and foremost...quantity has a quality all of its own. Two women -- an enlisted member and an officer -- are currently tackling special warfare training courses within the Air Force's rigorous combat training pipeline, according to the service.. Effective April 30, special tactics, tactical air control party and combat rescue officers will transition from the command and control AFSC, 13XX, to the new AFSPECWAR officer AFSC, 19ZXX., For SF and MARSOC, officers are conventional first, then spend 2-4 years of Captain time as a detachment/platoon commander, before either leaving for an SMU or field grade time (i.e. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. Sup r/militaryfaq. Dec 6, 2020; flying1; Tactical Air Control Party & TACP Officer. Were you in* the Air Force before entering the pipeline? Also, build up your bone density! Thank you so much for doing this, it's huge for all the wanabee's like myself. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. Quantity has a quality all on its own. ST physical fitness blows the doors out of the competition, and I'm going to leave it at that. That is NOT the case with CROs. Special Tactics Officer Training. Thanks. So, I did an unbelievable amount of rucking. The transition to the new AFSC will be a direct conversion with no additional training required. Chronicles the grueling selection process for becoming a Special Tactics Officer (STO) Wow that went from koolad to salt in .23 seconds. SEALs are more similar to AFSOC in that they have a direct SOF entry. I wasn't too picky with workout plans, to be honest. Ruck LOTS. That gives my mind something to do, and breaks up the challenge. Tactical Air Control Party & TACP Officer. Consciously manage the repetitive stress on your bones - do it enough to grow, but not enough to hurt yourself. But it was April when I first hear about STO, and I went to selection in October. What were your PAST scores? Smartass comment aside, the strong tend to survive but it is NOT a linear correlation. Image: Defense.gov Special Tactics Officers are one of the most highly trained individuals in the Air Force. USAF Special Warfare. The following is multi-page document provided by our Sports Psychologist to help you prepare mentally for our A&S process. Training routine before pipeline involved addressing three specific fitness goals. Before the pipeline? Prior to beginning the course, non-prior service candidates (eg. I'd encourage you to get a bunch of different styles and try them all. Best advice in general is to be a careful student of your surroundings. You have to be strong enough to be ABLE to focus on the mission and your teammates...but then you still have to focus on them when shit sucks! I made sure to do a max set of all cals a least twice a week, with sprints to exhaustion in pool and on land. ALO and 13L are separate things. Have a mod send me info and I'll gather a few guys. So we all know that you need to be in good shape before you get to selection, and the best way to do that is to constantly practice the workouts you'll be doing. If so, an exciting career as an exec could be the path for you! This article is structured as follows: Part 01: Background to US Army Special Forces.Part 02: Entry Standards and Applications.Part 03: Outline of US Army Special Forces (aka Green Berets) Selection and Training.Part 04: Miscellaneous. Join the Air Force Special Tactics special operators, the Air Force's elite commando unit. The entire training program includes eight schools. Running shoes or boots? You need to be able to at least make minimums on your worst day, after several months of absolutely shit physical training. Threads 18 Messages 73. Were you a first time select going through phase 2? Chronicles the grueling selection process for becoming a Special Tactics Officer (STO) Special Tactics Officers are work directly for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) and specialize in controlling combat search and rescue/personnel recovery, battlefield trauma care, fire support air assets for special operations and tactical weather observations and forecasting. Recent-ish pipeline graduate. I took REALLY good care of my joints. If you don't consider other branches, you haven't done any research. Swing your arms, keep your weight centered or forward, and keep your head up. Filters . You've mentioned an AFSC, here's the associated job title: 3E1X1 = Heating, Ventilation, AC, and Refrigeration ^wiki. This is a problem, in my eyes - too great a divide between O and E, and the Os can't effectively lead because there's no buy-in as genuine operators. Prior CE, one that was in pipeline for 4 years due to injuries. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Jan 13, 2020; WR; Special Reconnaissance (Formerly SOWT) Threads 22 Messages 137. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. What type of footwear did you use? I know a few guys who went through NSW JOTC or PLC, and several CCTs who did JTAC deployments with SEAL teams, so they'd be well suited to talking to the SEAL/CCT partnership. Sometimes people (even within the Air Force) forget that Special Tactics is a separate group of operators. USAF Special Tactics Officer here. ... (Only for Prior service/officer candidates) Hurlburt field, florida. Are you able to speak much on the actual job of a STO (as so much is not researchable) or is that beyond your experience yet? While differences between special tactics, TACP and combat rescue officer training and development exist today, the development of a new 19Z assessment and selection process will create core standards for future special warfare officers. More." Not trying to recruit. Don't even think about posting outside of the intro forum - it is extremely unlikely that you can ask a question that hasn't been asked before. You can walk in any direction - and the next time you come that way, there is a path. Special Tactics Advanced Skills Training, Hurlburt Field, FL – This training typically lasts between 6 months and one year. As a Special Forces Officer, you’ll lead a team in missions, including counter-terrorism, direct action, foreign internal defense, intelligence gathering, and unconventional warfare. Bravo! By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Upon graduation, candidates will be awarded the coveted scarlet beret and black jump boots signifying their entry into the Special Tactics brotherhood. Special Tactics Airmen are the Air Force's ground special operations component. I'll try ask only important questions and not repeat ones which have already been answered. Special Tactics Operators (CCT, PJ, TACP, SR, STO, CRO, TACP Officer) Our enlisted operators bring calm to the chaos inside a complex joint environment. If you don't decide on ST, you haven't done ENOUGH research. Only the most dedicated and driven EOD and TACP washouts and reclassed airmen will be chosen arbitrarily to fill the many open slots. Posted by 4 years ago. Mr. Tony Capobianco, is a 28-year retired USAF Special Tactics Officer, Commander (342 TRS/720 OSS/125 STS), and current Special Warfare Pre-Dive Instructor Supervisor. Quick facts. and follow it. It's a very complex job, and everyone's experiences are different. 2 years in a STS squadron, only a handful weren't giant douche nozzles. Thank you for your interest in the Special Tactics Officer (STO) and Combat Rescue Officer (CRO) career fields. But you can't both be young, inexperienced, grey man, AND barely make standards. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. At that point, they are a known quantity and if they are the right guy, it's an easy sell to the hiring board. I figured that nothing else mattered unless I could make all the standards with 100% reliability, even on my worst day. Buy "Get Selected!" Experts in both SOF warfare and their primary specialty skills, our operators are addressing the ever-changing character of warfare and provide ground force commanders solutions to the most complex air-to ground problems. I think i speak for the whole sub when i say it is very appreciated. Threads 68 Messages 557. that take a temporary tour as an officer with a TACP unit. How can I help? not on a team/on the ground). "Everyday I come to work I find myself pushing beyond what I thought I was capable of...I wanted a challenge." Did you follow a particular training program in order to meet those three specific fitness goals, or was it just something you yourself put together? I am at about 60-65 push-ups, 13+ pull-ups, 70 or so sit-ups, and my 500m swim is about 7min, all of which I will continue to improve on. However, many CCTs have college degrees and it's not unheard of for them to either apply for STO during the latter part of pipeline. Civilians cannot do it, and as such, cannot go directly into the program. PT is like eating while in the pipeline: the answer to "What should I eat" and "What workout should I do" is "Yes. PART FOUR: MISCELLANEOUS 4.0 Summary USAF Special Tactics Officer here. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. During their five month pipeline, they are railroaded through training quickly and often given the answers to tests to let them pass and move on to their duty stations. We just want to let people know that we exist. Here to answer your questions. not on a team/on the ground). Just like a pilot doesn't hope he meets weight-and-balance criteria and isn't optimistic with his fuel calculations.So, I trained very specifically for the areas of the PAST. -Special Tactics Officer: $525-$600/mo-Tactical Air Control Party: $225-$975/mo-Tactical Air Control Party Officer: $150-$525/mo-Special Reconnaissance: $525-$975/mo *Operators assigned to the 724 Special Tactics Group (Pope AFB, NC) will receive special duty assignment pay between $225 and $450 per month, in addition to the above special pays But you'll hear it said that there are two kinds of guys who make it; thoroughbreds and clydesdales. I had every opportunity to be rated. They don't wear a PJ patch on missions...because they don't go on missions. My PAST scores...damn, it's been a very long time since I started. 38. The brain is like a wheat field. First time select - what made me stand out was my leadership style and ability. This thread is archived. Most college/academy dudes use the phrase "STO/CRO" because they don't understand just how vastly different the communities are. From US foreign policy down to joint doctrine, you need to be the guy who can connect the shooter to the president's intent. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I never ruck with less than 50 pounds, and go up to 100# for some short distances. Home. Here to answer your questions. The Special Tactics officer training programme is the selection and training process for all candidates wishing to join the Air Force’s SOF community as a Special Tactics officer. Something you wish you knew before selection? Bluner looks like he's about ready to fall into the sand. Total weekly mileage with running and swimming before you shipped? 50 comments. You’ll have several duties, including training, resource management, mission and logistics planning, and working with U.S. and foreign government agencies. Cool story! Almost every one of our STOs do...if you can't even get a pilot slot, you sure as fuck aren't going to get through Phase I, much less Phase II. I pick a ratio for run to walk, and stick with it. Some guys barely made it on day 1 of selection and continued to barely get by....and ended up with strong reputations as excellent teammates. But do you have the mental fortitude to endure today's staff meeting? Threads 25 Messages 47. Crossfit was another staple of my diet. Special Tactics Officers (STO), Combat Rescue Officers (CRO), Enlisted and Officer Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) operators,.Special Operations Surgical Team operators (SOST), Special Reconnaissance operators (SR), and Pararescue Jumpers (PJ) are deployed world-wide. report. Combat Control & Special Tactics Officer (CCT/STO) Threads 68 Messages 557. This arrangement is designed to enhance your awareness of Special Tactics missions, maintain your motivation, and foster professional development as a STO. Recent-ish pipeline graduate. Pipeline Schools. Too bad I like flying my chair more and getting paid the same. Meet minimums. Thanks for doing this AMA, definitely helps us wannabe's with questions get the right answers. Most STOs do a deployment or two as a JTAC, and they'll wear a CCT patch while dropping bombs ISO an ODA or SEAL team. Archived. We aren't hurting for bodies - we want quality. For some guys, it's not necessarily the right reasons...things to do with glory, combat, skydiving, chiseled abs, etc. Are you really trying to recruit people on the Air Force subreddit ? You will NOT get in better shape at BMT. i recognized that the only way I could fail was to be hurt, so I made sure to do proper stretching, active recovery, yoga, rolling out, etc. When deployed with tactical ground forces, TACPO’s employ small unit tactics, conduct close quarters battle, casualty collection, vehicle operations, and prepare deployed sites. CAREER FIELD ELIGIBILITY. Anything over 13 minutes is too slow for a split, and you need to be sub 12 for some.Rucking isn't the only thing, however. I wonder if I would have the mental fortitude to not take my shirt off and go splash around in the water, giggling, playfully splashing the instructor the whole time. Show only: Loading… TACPO Assessment dates FY21. Hi thanks for the AMA. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. I tried to address the areas where I was weak, instead of accentuating my strenghts. You can, at any time, decide to "be harder than your circumstances." Identify what performance type matters. I tell them what I want, and they tailor a workout plan for me. I'm somewhere in the middle. So here’s my deal, I have been eager to get going on my path towards starting the pipeline, as I’m already 25.5 y/o. What advice can you give for rucking technique? Special Tactics Officers (STO), Combat Rescue Officers (CRO), Enlisted and Officer Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) operators,.Special Operations Surgical Team operators (SOST), Special Reconnaissance operators (SR), and Pararescue Jumpers (PJ) are deployed world-wide. I didn't understand just how casually physical the ST community is. Before entering the pipeline, was the AF always the one branch you wanted to go with, or were there units in other branches that caught your interest? But we pick this career field instead, for a number of reasons. Take a friend, or a dog, or at least a few hours of podcasts. Graduating from the Combat Rescue Officer training pipeline, CROs are assigned to an operational Special Tactics Squadron (STS) in AFSOC. Is this still the case? Their primary responsibility is to be the subject matter expert overall command and control operations for the Special Tactics forces. You cannot make it if you live in your own head. Also what do you think made you stand out to get selected? PAST was a GREAT indicator of success. Looking specifically at the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC), significant changes to the training pipeline have occurred more than 30 times over the past 50 years. And if so, what ruck weight did you train in? It wasn't the PAST that was the indicator of who would make it; it was the guy who would be looking left-and-right during times of pain, trying to help his teammates. TACPO … Hopefully, he was able to make it through. Combat Control & Special Tactics Officer (CCT/STO) Threads 68 Messages 557. Is there a way to even practice mental toughness, or do some people just have it? STO Phase II is a week long, whole-person selection process. Exactly 0% of the guys who failed it, made it through!! That's correct. between pipeline schools. Another quarter are from ROTC, 15% are prior service, and 10% are inter-service transfers from Army, Navy, or Marine Corps. hide. Would a Special Tactics Team have 1 officer? The Air Force has both ground and air special operations programs for both enlisted and officers alike. I'm not going to lie - it took a lot of time during the week. Posted by 5 months ago. I've been looking into Air Force STO for a while now but there's one thing I can't figure out: What happens if you fail out of the pipeline or get recycled? I think I covered most of that ground elsewhere in this thread; if you still have questions, I'd be glad to re-attack. Mental toughness is a gift you give yourself. Air Force Special Tactics Officer Question. Threads 22 Messages 137. Join the QuietProfessionals.com board and read carefully. Man...it's absolutely insane. I mean... at least they are giving the salt mine workers a chance... Community for current, future, and past members of the US Air Force. Invest in a good set of insoles - a few years ago I bought the kind that you bake and conform to your feet, and have never found better. Training consists of the following schools . Previously he performed duties as an INDOC instructor/instructor supervisor, proctored three classes, and was named Civilian of the Year for 2017. I'm training for Special Forces and I'm wondering if you have any tips on rucking a sub 13 pace. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the TacticalAthlete community, Tactical Athlete: Discussion of strength and conditioning for the Military/LEO community, Press J to jump to the feed. Only those who want it the most will make it Special Tactics Officer Training Pipeline: STOs receive the same initial training as enlisted combat controllers, a process that takes approximately 8-10 months, followed by 12 months of Advanced Skills Training (AST). In the Air Force, officers have the option to become warfighting special operators in the Special Operations Command by pursuing career paths such as the Special Tactics Officer (STO), Combat Rescue Officer (CRO), and pilots flying a variety of special operations capable fixed-wing … Threads 25 Messages 47. Guard? Question about becoming a cct. It damn sure wasn't my physical fitness - I was in the middle or back of the pack in almost everything except rucking and pull-ups. After the Training Office schedules your pipeline sequence, you will enter the training pipeline; you will be returning to Hurlburt Field after each school. For additional information, please e-mail both of the following: STO – STO.Recruiting@us.af.mil CRO – CRO.Selection@us.af.mil 2. Yes - ability to go and hold sub 13 is a must for success in our pipeline. Second, I use a technique while moving that keeps me moving. Some guys who crushed the PAST were weeded out for various reasons, to include physical. You need a lot of motivation to get through the intense Special Tactics Officer selection and 2-year pipeline. Question about becoming a cct. Become an expert at reading the human terrain, and develop an insatiable appetite for understanding the big picture. Guessing here: 3 mile 19:00 Mile swim 28:00 Push: 85 Pull: 25 Sit: 90. Some of my teammates who barely passed, still made it...because they were awesome dudes who had loads of other reasons they were useful. Endurance - of joints and muscles. The thoroughbreds need foam rollers, contrast baths, organic kale with salmon, etc....and the clydesdales need maybe a pinch of dip and some hate in their belly. It takes all kinds. A&S trains Pararescue, Combat Control, Special Reconnaissance, Special Tactics Officer and Combat Rescue Officers together in one course. which push you physically for such long periods of time? For example, I'll walk 100 steps and run 50, or walk 300 and run 100. Like the old joke goes, how do you eat an elephant? save. It's quite nice to just show up and workout instead of having to think about it. I feel ready on all other aspects of the past test. I did a ton of cals. I didn't really have to 'get into shape'; I was already at a high level of fitness before I found out about the STO community. Most were kids who didn't have perspective and the officers and senior enlisted were the typical "Why don't you put the unit (then Air Force) first?". This document outlines the application and assessment procedures for becoming a STO or CRO. Air Force Special Tactics Officer Question. If given the opportunity, would you have gone rated over STO? It's almost like telling 13L's that they'll be kicking down doors with an ODA. I mashed together a number of different programs, taking my own abilities into account. I didn't press through shit while in training. ... SPECIAL Tactics Advanced Skills Training Hurlburt field, fl - … I would be very surprised to see CROs continue to exist in their current form beyond another 5 years. Was the PAST a good indicator of success in the pipeline? As Special Warfare Airmen, TACP Officers operate under the most austere conditions for extended periods, independent of an established airbase or its perimeter defenses. military.com says that there is currently no civilian to STO recruiting programs. Close. Where. They do their tour as an … Oh my god, that's disgusting. The 'right' reason is the desire to lead the nation's finest warriors into combat...to serve in the nation's most critical role, regardless of glory or career progression. I know the community is selective about their leadership considering enlisted retention in training, leading from the front, etc. One bite at a time. The SR Pipeline officially starts when you enter the Basic Training however, the information below will tell you exactly how much time to expect you will spend at each school. Are you of the mentality that you should destroy the PAST before arriving, or achieve the minimums and then go ASAP? Special Tactics Officer (STO) - Special Tactics Airmen are elite special operators uniquely skilled in commanding and controlling operations integrating air and ground capabilities, often necessary in special operations, to achieve battlefield objectives. Recovery is a matter of nutrition, hydration, stretching, rolling, and listening carefully to your body when it tells you to slow down due to potential injury. Welcome to the United States Air Force. Probably did about 20 miles running, 20 rucking, and 5 miles swimming per week. U.S. Air Force - Career Detail - Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Officer officer What about the mental aspect? No matter how hard you are, this pipeline is harder. So yes - you can train mental toughness. They do not go through the TACP training pipeline. STOs are CCT Officers, to the point where there is literally no extra training for a STO other than the CCT pipeline. Special Tactics Officer (STO) A Special Tactics Officer leads special operations forces conducting global access, precision strike, and personnel recovery operations across multiple domains to support the joint force commander. Were you apart of ROTC, Service academy, or out of college OCS? The more you walk a given path, the easier it gets...and the harder it becomes to walk anywhere else. So they might have the mental fortitude to get through training and do their job, but not the mental fortitude to actually to connect with their support staff or any non controller. Threads 18 Messages 73. Just...a ton. SW; Nov 22, 2020; Replies 4 Views 547. I followed the "Get Selected" program for SFAS for rucking. I figured that the time when shit is really hitting the fan is when I'm going to need to be at my best, and that's just not going to happen in controlled environments like a weight room. Welcome to the United States Air Force. The Air Force has extended the temporary exemption to the aerobic, push-up and sit-up components of the standard Air Force fitness assessment until Nov. 30, 2020, for Airmen in Combat Control (1C2X1), Combat Rescue Officer (13DX), Pararescue (1T2X1), Special Tactics Officer (13CX), Special Operations Weather Officer (15WXH) and Special Reconnaissance (1Z4X1) Air Force Specialty Codes. Sure, there are multiple CCTs and STOs on Reddit. It is the school’s mission to develop training that enhances the training environment by preserving key tasks and expanding the concepts. ALOs are rated flying officers (pilots, weapons systems officers, navigators, etc.) During selection, candidates are tested on their ability to lead, work as a team, physical fitness, and most importantly mental fortitude. Destroy the PAST. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Yeah I can answer questions about being a STO...but it's hard to figure out what to say without specific questions. 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