The question was SF.
There is only US ARMY Special Forces.
All other applications reference to SF are misnomers.
SF does come under today's SOCOM umbrella, but it is a separate organization.
A basic characteristic is self starting and high personal motivation.
A realistic candidate would not be asking the questions you have presented.
Sympathetic and gentle handling of frivolous thinking are not in our basic nature.
Most of us are *******s. Hard earned.