Recent Posts by larryf

The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday… Is It True?

It’s true. I have a room key at the famed Hotel Del Coronado. I’m actually a guest here. Yes, the same Hotel Del Coronado made famous by Marilyn Monroe. And the same Silver Strand beach that Navy SEAL wannabes run up and down almost every day or until they drop. Hi, my name is Larry…

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Afghanistan Withdrawal, Americans Left Behind

(USMilitary.com For NavySeal.com) In a move that was announced early 2020, the U.S. military made its final exit from Afghanistan. By the end of August of 2021, the final American troops had left the country. The exit plan was first put into place via the Doha Agreement, also known as the Agreement for Bringing Peace…

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Who Is Eligible for Navy SEALs Retirement?

(NavySeal.com Staff) As soon as a Navy SEAL joins the US Navy, they begin building toward their Navy SEALs retirement. Like other military service members, Navy SEALs receive a generous retirement compensation, provided they have 20 years of service under their belt and receive an honorable discharge. Many SEALs opt to serve for a longer…

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Peering Into The Future: NATO Initiative 2030

(Defense.gov) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg launched an initiative to peer into the future to see how the alliance should react in an increasingly competitive world. The secretary general unveiled his NATO 2030 initiative at a virtual Atlantic Council Front Page event this morning. Stoltenberg spoke from NATO headquarters in Brussels. The COVID-19 epidemic exemplifies…

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SEALSWCC.COM Contributes Big To Our Special Ops Community

SEALSWCC.com is the Navy’s official website for potential SEALS and SWCC (Special Warfare combatant craft crewmen). It provides tips and insights on how people looking to become either a Navy SEAL or a member of the SWCC can better train to survive the brutal BUD/S and other courses that qualifies a person to become a…

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How Will Naval Special Warfare Fit In With Upcoming Artificial Intelligence as it will Increasingly — and Dramatically — Improve Systems Across the Defense Department, As Says the Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

(Defense.gov ) Artificial intelligence will increasingly — and dramatically — improve systems across the Defense Department, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said. Army Lt. Gen. John N.T. ''Jack'' Shanahan spoke remotely from the Pentagon yesterday with Dave Deptula, dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. ''It is my conviction and deep…

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Never Too Early To Think About Military Retirement

Every frogman knows the importance of planning a mission. Likewise, retirement requires a lot of planning and consideration. In addition to finances, you need to think about when and where you’ll retire. Move back home or to an area with little or no military installation? Remain close to a VA base for ongoing medical benefits?…

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