16 Jul '17, 8pm

#USArmy #GreenBerets add 'senior mountaineers' to their renowned designations

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- At the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)'s Special Operations Advanced Mountaineering School, known as SOAMS, Green Berets are trained to survive in mountainous regions, and the skills they learn enable them to carry out difficult and dangerous mountain warfare operations across the globe. During the mountaineering school's featured summer course, the Senior Mountaineering Course, students learn these critical skills over a seven week period. At the end of the course, participants demonstrate their mountain warfare skills and must pass a final test during a culminating exercise before they can claim the title of Senior Mountaineers. A recent SMC iteration's final test featured students verifying their newly acquired skills by taking on leadership roles to train mountaineering skills and tactics to a group of untrained Soldiers. An SMC Instructor fo...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/190687

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