Some of your duties as a Special Forces Communications Sergeant may include:
- Organize, train, advise and supervise Soldiers in the installation, utilization and operation of communications equipment
- Establish and maintain tactical and operational communications and communications equipment
- Plan, prepare and assist in the communications targets portion of area study
- Supervise the communications functions for special operations or missions
Special Operations Forces have very demanding physical requirements. Good eyesight, night vision, and physical conditioning
are required to reach mission objectives via parachute, land or water. Also required is excellent hand-eye coordination to
detonate or deactivate explosives. In most instances, Special Operations Forces Team Members are required to be qualified
divers, parachutists and endurance runners.
Due to the wide variety of missions, Special Operations Communications Sergeants are trained swimmers, paratroopers and
survival experts, as well as trained in many forms of combat. Training for the Special Operations Communications Sergeant
consists of 60 weeks of formal classroom training and practice exercises. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Physical conditioning, parachuting, swimming and scuba diving
- Using land warfare weapons and communications devices
- Handling and using explosives
- Bomb and mine disposal
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As a member of a Special Operations Team, you’re trained to defend against dangerous forces. As a Special Operations
Communications Sergeant you will also receive valuable training in the field of communications. The skills you acquire as a
Special Operations Communications Sergeant will most certainly prepare you for a future civilian career in law enforcement.
People depend on police officers and detectives to protect and defend their lives and property. A Special Operations
Communications Sergeant is perfectly suited for positions such as these. Also, the extensive leadership training you’ll receive will
enable you to move directly into practically any civilian management position in the corporate world.