Archive for the ‘Training’ category

The Navy requires all candidates to undergo training programs depending on which Special Forces group in the military you want to join. Joining the Navy alone requires a person that has a strong mind and body. Training programs are designed to test the strength, endurance, and stamina of all candidates. Programs and facilities are planned [...]

There will come a time in our lives when we decide to follow a more challenging path. These paths may seem close to impossible but once they are accomplished, the feeling is very rewarding. The US Navy is offering different military positions and one of them as a Navy Rescue Swimmer. Navy Rescue Swimmers are [...]

The rock.  San Clemente Island, where the windy northern chip of the island is BUD/s country.  It’s at this modern compound that Class 224 will spend their final four weeks of training.
“Out here is the ideal training graft for them.  We have weapons ranges,
demo ranges, and a lot of good terranes for them to [...]

Hell Week
The most dreaded week of BUD/s.  It’s the ultimate test of one’s physical and mental motivation.  Around-the-clock regimen of intensive physical training and harassment with as little as four hours of sleep during the entire week.
“Let’s go.  Get your butt up here.  All the way up on the rocks!  Get all the way up.”
“I [...]

“Get on the water”
“Second phase is the dive phase portion of BUD/s.  It also builds teamwork, but it starts to incorporate a much greater learning process for the guys going through.  The majority of the evolution that cause these teams the most problem is the water work.  If the guy I- uncomfortable in the water, [...]

The United States Navy SEAL platoons project power far beyond their small 16-men size.  The success of their mission doesn’t just rely on weapons or technology, but on the specialized training of the individual SEAL operator.
They come from all walks of life.  From all across the American landscape.  Most have some major athletic ability or [...]

Navy SEAL SQT

September 17th, 2009

The last school of training for the SEAL before they get the coveted SEAL Trident!
After almost 40 weeks of hardcore training, little sleep, high physical and mental stress, only a few men make it to the final stage of training also known as SQT or SEAL qualification training. Only the best of the best reach [...]

Navy SEAL Platoon Training

September 4th, 2009

What makes a US Navy SEAL so fearless, brave, committed, and selfless? The answer lies in the training!
SEAL Platoon Training
After the successful completion of SQT (SEAL qualification training), the men can rejoice for they get their Tridents but the Navy SEALs training is far from over. The final part of the training is to get [...]

Navy SEAL Recruit Training

September 4th, 2009

It takes a lot of heart to be a Navy SEAL!
Courage is an important aspect of being a soldier, but for a Navy SEAL it is much more than courage; it is about physical and mental fitness in the worst conditions and environment. It is also about the will and ability to stay alive. Fortunately, [...]

“Welcome to the Bootcamp”
This is where the transformation begins from being a civilian to a sailor and finally to becoming the most feared and admired soldier – a Navy SEAL. A navy recruit has to report to the Recruit Training Command (RTC) in Great Lakes, Illinois because this is the boot camp, a place where [...]