Your hiring manager wants to see military candidates, but how do you attract the appropriate military skill sets to apply? The answer is simple: Tell them exactly what you want. The more specific you are, the more targeted the backgrounds will be.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.