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 [...]
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 [...]
Both the Korean War and the Vietnam War hold a special significance in the history of the Navy SEALs. That is because these two wars marked the official formation of this elite force under the US Navy as a response to the call of then-President John F. Kennedy for the United States military to [...]
The Special Operations Forces of the US Navy, none other than the Navy SEALs, were first formed on 1961 specifically to address a growing need in the United States’ military forces for troops trained in unconventional warfare. Since its official inception, the Navy SEALs have been deployed to conduct sensitive missions that earned them [...]
Most of us are aware that the US Navy SEALs are the elite of the elite when it comes to the military forces of the United States. They are known for their bravery, courage and decisive delivery when it comes to strategic military operations.
The strength of the Navy SEALs lies not just in the [...]
The Navy SEAL is US Navy’s elite special operations group that consists of men trained in counter-terrorism and unconventional warfare, Hydrographic reconnaissance, recovery missions, special reconnaissance, and much more. Since the creation of the first US Navy SEAL unit in 1962, they have come a long way in unconventional warfare and special ops. Most of [...]
The Navy SEALs were commissioned by President Kennedy. It was his foresight to start a force that could engage in unconventional warfare. Since then there has been no looking back. The Navy SEALs of today are highly proficient and skilled in various tactics of warfare. Here are some of the missions the SEALs started from [...]
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 [...]
Responding to President Kennedy’s desire for the Services to develop an Unconventional Warfare (UW) capability, the U.S. Navy established SEAL Teams ONE and TWO in January of 1962. Formed entirely with personnel from Underwater Demolition Teams, the SEALs mission was to conduct counter guerilla warfare and clandestine operations in maritime and riverine environments.
SEAL involvement in [...]
Here is a summary of US Navy SEALs History Timeline:
* Summer 1941: Training began for units referred to as Amphibious Scouts and Raiders.
* Spring 1943: The first group of volunteers selected from the Naval Construction Battalions (Seabees).
* 1947: The Navy organized its first underwater offensive strike units.
* 1950 June – 1953 June: During the Korean [...]