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
What to Consider When Joining the Military Considering joining the military? Indeed, you presumably have given it a lot of thought and come up with a lot of questions. If you are like most people, though, the minute you stroll in to talk with a recruiter, you won't be able to recollect any of them. There are a few inquiries you have to verify you ask your enrollment … [Read more...] about Want To Join The Military?