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United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School
The Special Operations Center of Excellence
Special Forces Warrant Officer Institute
Noncommissioned Officer Academy
JFK Special Warfare Museum
Distinguished Lecture Series
Distinguished Fellowship Program
ARSOF CORE ATTRIBUTES
These attributes will be used as a benchmark in the selection of special operations Soldiers.
Being trustworthy and honest; acting with honor and unwavering adherence to ethical standards.
Acting on own convictions despite consequences; is willing to sacrifice for a larger cause; not paralyzed by fear of failure.
Working toward an end; has commitment; physical or mental resolve; motivated; gives effort to the cause; does not quit.
Being self-motivated and an autonomous self-starter; anticipates tasks and acts accordingly; takes accountability for his actions.
Behaving as a standard-bearer for the regiment; has a professional image, to include a level of maturity and judgment mixed with confidence and humility; forms sound opinions and makes own decisions; stands behind his sensible decisions based on his experiences.
Possessing the ability to maintain composure while responding to or adjusting one's own thinking and actions to fit a changing environment; the ability to think and solve problems in unconventional ways; the ability to recognize, understand and navigate within multiple social networks; the ability to proactively shape the environment or circumstances in anticipation of desired outcomes.
Possessing the ability to work on a team for a greater purpose than himself; dependable and loyal; works selflessly with a sense of duty; respects others and recognizes diversity.
Maintaining physical fitness, to include strength and agility; has operational knowledge; able to plan and communicate effectively.