Could you make it in this elite unit?

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
January 16, 2007 21:26

For the first time, the Yamam released to the public data concerning the composition of its squads. • 80% of members are former special forces troops • 50% of members are former IDF officers • 18 members have been wounded in action since 2000 • 16 have returned to duty in the unit • Age of Yamam inductees: 27-30 • Age of Yamam snipers: 30-40 • Age of NCOs: 28-32 • Age of Company-level commanders: 37-39 • Rate of acceptance to Yamam basic training course: 1% • Rate of those accepted completing course: 80% • Length of basic training courses: 7 months R.A.S.


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