The U.S. Navy SEALs are the most widely known—and feared—special forces operators in the world. Named for the environments in which they operate (sea, air and land), the Navy SEALs were officially established under President John F. Kennedy in 1962 and have been a powerful military force ever since. In order to carry out such physically and mentally … [Read more...] about What Makes Navy SEALs The Best Special Forces Operators in the World Today?
BUD/S training or Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training is a requirement for every Navy SEAL. This training lasts about six months with multiple phases. The first phase is one of the most intense and will test the commitment of a man wanting to become a Navy SEAL. This video shows day one of the first phase of BUD/S training. It's a day where candidates will learn if … [Read more...] about The Thrills of BUD/S Beginning Day One
The dreaded week every United States Navy SEAL must complete, Hell Week is a week of misery. It's known as the most grueling week of the first phase of training. Each recruit may end up running more than 200 miles and will likely train for around 20 hours per day. They may only get about four total hours of sleep for the entire week. Hell Week lasts 5.5 days and separates … [Read more...] about The Chilling Thrill of Hell Week
United States Navy SEALS are some of the most physically and mentally tough individuals on the planet. They project far more power than just the 16-man crew. SEALS must go through intense, specialized training, called BUD/S Training, to ensure they can handle the tasks assigned to their unit. SEALS come from all types of backgrounds and from all over the country. Most SEALS … [Read more...] about Do You Have What It Takes To Survive BUD/S Then Become A Navy SEAL?
One of the great myths on the US Military is that the defenders of our freedom are poorly paid. While that might have been true back in the 70s, in order to improve the recruit quality the military pay has been boosted significantly, especially after President Obama signed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act. According to the new rules, base military pay across all … [Read more...] about Busting the Myth of Low Paid Soldiers in the US Military