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