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, [...]
Ankle sprain is a type of injury that you can sustain when you overwork your feet and lower legs. This injury occurs when one or two ligaments in your ankle are stretched or torn. If you are aspiring to become a Navy SEAL, you need to learn how to prevent and treat ankle [...]
The stress fracture is reported to be the most common type of injury that Navy SEAL wannabes sustain when going through the Basic Underwater Demolitions training, otherwise known as BUD/S. According to the US Navy statistics, around eight percent of SEAL candidates fail to complete the BUD/S training every year because they have sustained [...]
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 [...]
Like any other elite defense force in the world, the US Navy SEAL has its own terminology, which can be quite incomprehensible to a civilian. The terminology mostly used by SEALs is related to their training, courses, regimen, day-to-day work, and other aspects of Naval Special Warfare Command. Here are some of the widely used [...]
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 [...]
Becoming a US Navy SEAL is not a walk in the park; but then if you want to become a SEAL you will need to start somewhere. There are specific requirements that you need to meet in order to enter a Navy SEAL program. The US Navy SEAL program consists of 12 months of pre-SEAL [...]
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 [...]