How do I get into Cansofcom?

How do I get into Cansofcom?

How do I get into Cansofcom?

Civilians. Civilians cannot join CANSOFCOM directly. Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel joining CANSOFCOM must have completed their operationally functional point (OFP) in their current occupation and demonstrate that they have the special attributes and training desired to fill these demanding roles.

How many members does Cansofcom have?

Today CANSOFCOM oversees 2,550 staff members and a budget of $218-million in an organization that includes JTF-2, Canadian Special Operations Regiment, Canadian Joint Incident Response Unit, the 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron, and the Canadian Special Operations Training Centre.

Is Cansofcom a branch?

Uniform. With operational uniforms, all members of CANSOFCOM wear the tan beret, regardless of their environment (Navy, Army or Air Force), with the badge of their personnel branch or, in the case of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps and Royal Canadian Infantry Corps members, the badge of their former regiment.

How much do JTF2 members make?

The JTF2 allowance has been increased based on qualifying service with annual compensation ranging from $7,488 to $8,964 for general support personnel, from $13,680 to $16,356 for close support personnel and from $21,756 to $25,260 for “assaulters.”

What is Cansofcom?

The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) is a high-readiness organization, able to deploy special operations forces on very short notice to protect Canadians from threats at home and abroad. CANSOFCOM provides the Government of Canada with agile, high-readiness special operations forces.

Which is better CSOR or JTF2?

JTF2 is Canada’s premier counterterrorism unit. They are considered to be the most elite Canadian SOF. They have roles and capabilities similar to the UK’s SAS and the US’ “Delta”. CSOR is a battalion sized unit that is best described as a cross between US Army Special Forces and the 75th Ranger Regiment.

Can officers join CSOR?

Subject to the requirements outlined below, all CAF officers and enlisted (other ranks) personnel are eligible to attend the CSOR assessment and selection programme. General Requirements for all candidates: Minimum two years’ military service for Regular forces; Minimum three years’ military service for Reserve forces.