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The Payoff from 24 Weeks of Hell On Coronado Beach

The following article written by by Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service. CORONADO, Calif., As Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter last week praised Navy SEALS as “the ultimate warriors,” officials at the Naval Special Warfare Center here said they’re holding fiercely to stringent training standards as they strive to produce more of the elite special…

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Thanks To Our Heroes Shot Down In The CH-47 In August 2011

Thanks to Scott Taylor, candidate for the U.S. Senate of Virginia for below reminder. "Hard to believe eight years have now passed since that fateful day, which will be forever etched in the fabric of my mind, my heart and my soul. They went forward on behalf of our flag, for the love of their…

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The New SEAL?

The legendary toughness of the Navy's SEAL teams was on display as the general in charge of U.S. Special Operations Command addressed the 57 sailors graduating from SEAL Qualification Training Class 322 in Coronado, Calif. Socom Commander Army Gen. Richard Clarke opened his Aug. 2 address noting he felt fortunate to be addressing the graduating…

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What Are Navy SEALs 2019 Regular and Extra Pay Plus Benefits?

If you’re a Navy SEAL—or even a prospective SEAL who’s checking out career options— you’ll want to know what effect being a SEAL has on your pay scale, versus that of a regular service member. After all, if you make it into the SEALs (and not many do), you’ll be the front line of our…

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Trump Says To Rescind Medals of Gallagher Prosecutors

The military medals given to the prosecutors of the Navy SEAL, Edward Gallagher, who was recently acquitted of the murder of an Iraq prisoner have been requested to be revoked by President of the United States. Yesterday, the Navy Secretary Richard Spencer ordered seven Navy Achievement Medals and 3 letters of commendation given to the…

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Becoming a Navy SEAL

There are dozens, if not hundreds, of websites boasting about becoming a Navy SEAL. A few, a little embellishment and more fiction than fact. So with that and to avoid outdated and/or bad info, I thought that I would simply relate what, the official Navy website, has to say about a career as a…

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Figuring Out The Complex Navy Special Warfare Command Missions, Tasks & Assignments

NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE COMMAND (NAVSPECWARCOM) Naval Special Warfare Command was commissioned on 16 April 1987 at the Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, California, and is the Naval component to the United States Special Operations Command. The mission of Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command (COMNAVSPECWARCOM) is to prepare Naval Special Warfare forces to carry out assigned…

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Navy Parachute Team 2019 Schedule

The United States Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs” is the official parachute demonstration team of the United States Navy. Part of the United States Naval Special Warfare Command. The Leap Frogs Navy Parachute Team is made up of active-duty Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) and support personnel. The team is sanctioned by…

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The Navy SEAL Creed Worth Living Always

In times of war and uncertainty there is a special breed of Warrior ready to answer our Nation’s call. A common man with uncommon desires forged by adversity he stands alongside America’s finest Special Operation Forces to serve his Country, the American people, and protect their Way of Life. I am that Man! My Trident…

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