(From: US Army
The U.S. Army's
1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1stSFOD-D) plans
and conducts a broad range of special operations across the operationalcontinuum.
Delta is organized for the conduct of missions requiring rapid
response with surgical applications of a wide variety of unique
skills,whilemaintaining the lowest possible profile of U.S. involvement.
1st SFOD-D involves an extensive prescreening process,successful
completion of a 3 to 4 week mentally and physically demandingAssessment
and Selection Course, and a 6 month operator Training Course.Upon
successful completion of these courses officers are assigned to
anoperational position within the unit.
As an officer
in 1st SFOD-D, you will have added opportunities to command at
the CPT, MAJ, and LTC levels. You may also serve as an Operations
Officer.Afterservice with 1st SFOD-D there are a wide variety of
staff positions availableto you at DOD, JCS, DA, USASOC, USSOCOM,
and other joint headquarters becauseof your training and experience.
In addition, there are interagency positionsavailable to you as
for an officer are: