Are you interested in joining up for the Navy SEAL program? Do you want to know about Navy SEAL training? How much does a Navy SEAL get paid? What are the different types of missions that Navy SEALs participate in? Where does the SEAL training take place?
There are several questions that you would probably want [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
After weeks of endurance training, underwater training, land warfare training, exercises, and physical conditioning, the SEAL recruits are almost there – at the finishing school. It is only after the finishing school that a SEAL recruit can be called a US Navy SEAL and can wear his/her trident with pride.
The finishing school consists of different [...]
The worst possible environment imaginable – that pretty much sums about the motive of the US Navy SEAL BUD/S or Basic Underwater Demolition training aim. It is at the core of Navy SEAL training and has more often than not, challenged the mental and physical fitness of every SEAL recruit.
Basic Underwater Demolition
The BUD/S training is [...]
The Navy SEALs are considered as an exclusive club of warriors and this is because, becoming a SEAL is not the easiest of jobs. Like they say, “The only easy day was yesterday!” The BUD/S is like the holy grail of Navy SEAL training and the only the tough ones can endure the training. It [...]
This 25 week course is conducted at the Naval Special Warfare Center at Coronado, San Diego CA.
Prior to BUD/S commencing candidates are put through a five week PTRR (Physical Training Rest & Recuperation) and is an opportunity for candidates to brush up on physical fitness while waiting for enough candidates to arrive for organized training [...]
It takes a lot to become a Navy SEAL. It involves sheer grit, determination and a Navy SEALs workout session that is called Hell Week! Any aspiring Navy SEAL needs to go through a thorough physical screening after which a series of rigorous training schedules are conducted.
Physical Screening Test or PST
This is a mandatory requirement [...]
Both Navy SEALs and Army Rangers are highly respected but distinctly separate wings of the United States armed services. Army Rangers and Special forces both roll up to the U.S. Army, while on the other hand Marines and Navy SEALs roll up to the U.S. Navy.
With origins dating back to colonial times the Army [...]