Are Special Operators Born or Made?

Alan Farrell discusses how special operators come to be, speaking to the age old question, "are they born or made?" SGM Alan Farrell, USA (ret), served 28 years in the Army, almost entirely with Special Forces. He began his career with 5th Special Forces Group (A) then joined the MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command Vietnam - Studies and Observations Group) effort in Vietnam, where SGM Farrell was decorated for heroism and wounded in action. He retired from military service in 199...