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SOFIC 2018: RAND report looks into AFSOC recruit pass rates

21st May 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Andrew White in Tampa, Florida


The RAND Corporation has published a series of conclusions in support of the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), designed to increase pass rates of recruits attempting special operations selection and training programs.

The news follows a 2016 decision by AFSOC to commission RAND to ‘identify and recommend effective methods and tools for recruiting, screening and developing candidates into High Demand/High Attrition (HDHA) specialties’.

Findings are expected to assist AFSOC in filling available positions across a variety of operational roles including: Combat Control (CCT); Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD); Pararescue (PJ); Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT); Survival, Evasion, Resistance,

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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