Special forces dating
If they fail or are simply aren’t selected during the Special Forces assessment, they are re-assigned to infantry. In the past, Special Forces typically wanted soldiers to be older and more seasoned in the regular Army before making the jump.
The older SF soldier even have a name for the younger generation making it through the Q-course: “SF Babies.” The National Guard has SF companies across the south.
In 2015, they’ve already visited at least 135 according to media reports.
This represents a significant increase in operational tempo. Two of the countries people might not be surprised to find Special Forces is in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Of course, training the locals to kill their enemies is a lot easier when everyone speaks the same language.