SOT&A personnel is carefully selected for the SOT&A organization and mission. SOT&A personnel is well equipped with state of the art military knowledge and operational experience. All SOT&A personnel served for many years in Special Operations Forces units. They gained experience in various Special Operations Forces specialist jobs. They also gained operational experience during various overseas deployments (land, maritime and counterterrorism operations); this includes operational experience in training, mentoring and monitoring of foreign armed forces (Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa). Therefore within SOT&A all kinds of Special Operations Forces specialist expertise is concentrated and full spectrum operational experience is available.