U.S. Army
Special Operations

Civil Affairs

Become a Warrior Diplomat

The Warrior Diplomats

Civil Affairs operators are versatile, innovative, and highly trained Soldiers who operate in small, autonomous teams among local populations, even in hostile or denied territory. Trained in foreign languages, cultural expertise, and negotiation techniques, CA Soldiers commonly operate in civilian clothes in over 80 different countries worldwide to build networks of formal and informal leaders and accomplish important missions in diplomatically or politically sensitive areas.

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Benefits of Being Special Operations

General Requirements (Enlisted and Officer)

Enlisted Requirements

Officer Requirements

Required Documents

These documents are required to be returned to your recruiter. For questions or clarification, please contact your recruiter. Documents can be downloaded here.

How to Prepare

Training Pathway