One of the elite Special Forces in the world, the US Navy SEALs has their own small black book of abbreviations, which can be quite incomprehensible for civilians. The abbreviations are related to the SEAL programs, courses, type of training, units and platoons, and much more. Here are some of the widely used Navy SEAL [...]
US Navy SEALs are split into two groups, Group ONE is based on the West Coast at San Diego, CA under the Pacific Command while Group TWO reside on the East Coast at Virginia Beach, VA under the Atlantic Command.
Current SEAL Teams include 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 & 10 with SEAL Team [...]
Some of the earliest World War II predecessors of the SEALs were the Operational Swimmers of the Office of Strategic Services, or OSS. Many current Navy SEAL missions were first assigned to them.
Their training started in November 1943 at Camp Pendleton, moved to Catalina Island in January 1944, and finally moved to the warmer waters [...]