The United States Navy SEALs (or Sea Air Land) is an elite force whose origins date back to the UDT (Underwater Demolition Team) of World War II. In 1943, the UDT began training for Atlantic and Pacific invasion duty, charting beaches and destroying obstacles blocking amphibious landings. In the beginning, UDTs used no air tanks, [...]
If you are a parent and you have a son who wants to join the Navy or even become part of the Navy SEALs, it is only natural for you to feel apprehensive about your son’s decision. After all, the United States actively champions the cause of democracy and all branches of its military [...]
The Navy Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crew or Navy SWCC has a specific function, and that is to run and maintain the special warboats that the Navy SEALs use in their amphibious missions. These special warboats provide a high level of mobility for the usually clandestine assignments that the Navy SEALs conduct.
There are currently three [...]
When it comes to military operations that require high levels of efficiency and decisive action, the units typically assigned to such missions are the Navy SEALs. They are trained to take on such assignments, no matter what the mission profile is and how high the risk these assignments involve.
What kinds of missions do Navy [...]
Contrary to what you may think, the missions of the Navy SEALs are not always about doing direct action or special reconnaissance assignments that involve high risk and outright danger in terms of combat. Sometimes, Navy SEALs are called upon to promote a positive image of the Navy to the general American public. [...]
Members of the Navy SWCC or the Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen may not enjoy as much of a spotlight as the members of the Navy SEALs, but their job is just as complex and their training is just as tough. Besides, given that their primary function is to operate and maintain the war boats [...]
If you are aspiring for a place with the Navy SEALs, you would need to undergo a strenuous training program to improve your physical health and fitness long before you take the qualifying exams for the Navy SEALs. There is a specific fitness training program that you should adhere to when you prepare yourself [...]
Soldiers belonging to the elite Navy SEALs are known for their strength, agility and physical fitness. These traits are necessary in their line of work after all, since Navy SEALs are often sent to perform reconnaissance and direct action missions that can prove to be very dangerous. Still, these elite soldiers are very [...]
The Operation Enduring Freedom is a high point in the history of the US Navy SEALs. A military plan launched by the United States and its allies as part of the war on terror against the Al-Qaeda and its affiliated terrorist groups, the Operation Enduring Freedom saw the largest number of Navy SEALs units [...]
For more than eight years now, the United States and its allies have been fighting a war on terror in an effort to flush out Osama bin Laden and destroy the entire Al-Qaeda organization. This war on terror is the response of the Western World to the Al-Qaeda attacks on the United States on [...]