This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Oct 8, 20149 Common Misconceptions About AFSOCWe all make mistakes, but here's some facts to clear up the confusion.by AFSOCCommunity Brand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Everyone in AFSOC is a Special Tactics Airman. http://U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kentavist P. Brackin / Via hurlburt.af.mil Although everyone in AFSOC is an Air Commando, the number of Airmen in support roles far exceeds those in Special Tactics roles. 2. Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape and AFSOC http://U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Danielle Martin / Via cannon.af.mil SERE does not fall under AFSOC, however, SERE Specialists are an integral part of the Guardian Angel Weapon System consisting of Combat Rescue Officers, Pararescuemen and SERE Specialists. As part of the Guardian Angel Weapon System, SERE Specialists are charged with preparing the environment to enable U.S. personnel to "Return With Honor". 3. It's practically impossible to make it through the Combat Controller pipeline. 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs / Via http://U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Williams It is extremely difficult for anyone going through the Combat Controller pipeline, but about 40% of candidates make it. 4. Every Air Commando is male. http://U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Eboni Reece / Via media.dma.mil It takes all kinds to make up the Air Commando team. 5. Making it through the Special Tactics training depends completely on a candidate's physical strength. http://U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman Naomi M. Griego / Via afsoc.af.mil Although physical strength is an advantage, it does not determine a candidate's success. Candidates must rely on their intellect, agility, resilience and willpower to succeed. 6. We only perform maintenance on aircraft. View this video on YouTube Air Force Special Operations Command / Via YouTube People are our greatest asset, and we treat them as such. Preservation of the Force and Famiy is an initiative we use to make sure that we, as a command, create an environment for our Airmen and families to thrive. 7. Our only mission is to kill bad guys. View this video on YouTube AFSOC Public Affairs / Via YouTube Actually AFSOC also has a very important humanitarian mission. 8. AFSOC professionals all have beards and tattoos. http://U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Krysrtal M. Garrett / Via hurlburt.af.mil We don't all have the beards, but tattoos are pretty common in our command. 9. There are a lot of people in Air Force Special Operations Command. http://U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Matthew Plew / Via cannon.af.mil Actually... we're the smallest major command in the Air Force, but size isn't everything. We're also the most decorated in the Air Force since Vietnam.