Special Operations Prep Club (SOF prep club)

Military, Sports & Recreation

Description

The Special Operations Forces Preparation Club's purpose is to prepare ISU students interested in joining Special Operations for any branch in the military. Specifically, in order to be physically and mentally ready, with strong leadership, communication, and teamwork abilities, and to ascertain all necessary job specific knowledge and requirements to be successful at selections.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File SOFPrepConstitution12.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 8
ISU Members 2
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Student body with a sincere interest joining Military Special Operations.
Allowed Officers Accepted members with aptitude and knowledge over the position they wish to attain.
Membership Qualifications Must complete 1 of 3 things. 1st, must be physically able to complete relevant Special Operations minimum fitness testing requirements. 2nd, must demonstrate desire to join Special Operations of a given branch by writing a short document or by conducting a 1 on 1 meeting with a club officer. 3rd, must attend 5 club events to be officially recognized.
Membership Restrictions Must be meet all the above qualifications.
Elections/Selection Based off of majority vote and experience/knowledge to make an electee eligible.
Meetings The club will have 1 monthly meeting, and 2 weekly events for attending.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

The Club has 1 monthly activity, and various weekly activities. The monthly activity focuses on individuals professional development skills and provides updates on club activities/relevant information regarding Special Ops. I.e, career field briefings about job opportunities, and all information regarding preperation and selection into those jobs. Activities done weekly allow non-ROTC members the option of joining in Monday and Wednesday 6am workouts at lied, or additionally scheduled workouts and events throughout the week. Workouts and events include calisthenics, running, rucking, lifting, and other exercises typical of preparation for Special Operations groups.

Description of Special Events

Special events include multi hour events to practice extended periods of training that would potentially be encountered in training and or special operations selection processes. These optional events occur monthly and include numerous workouts, fun meals, and additional activities to get members used to potential sleep deprivation and extended periods of training.