Recent Posts by larryf

Navy SEAL Foundation Goes “All-In” Addressing Suicide Awareness

(Printed by permission and our sincerest gratitude to the Navy SEAL Foundation) Here is the link to the NSF Huddle: NSF Huddle: Broadening Our Knowledge We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to the over 500 community members and supporters who participated in the Navy SEAL Foundation's Whole Warrior Health Huddle: Broadening our Knowledge…

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Why Some Men Succeed Navy SEAL Training and Other Men Do Not

It’s no doubt that becoming a Navy SEAL is a tough gig. The extensive training is designed for a reason – not only to ensure that applicants are physically strong, but to weed out those who are mentally weak. Only those who can pass both areas of strenuous tests are able to call themselves a…

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 6

(As Announced DOD News) This year's Military Spouse Appreciation Day is May 6. Traditionally, it is the Friday before Mother's Day, building on the idea that 92% of military spouses are female, C. Eddy Mentzer, associate director of military community support programs for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and…

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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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My Three Days Locked Up With Three Ex-Navy SEALs

(By Denise Clark)  When I announced my intentions to travel several states and meet three ex-Navy SEALs for interviews pertaining to a writing project, friends and family thought I was insane. "Are you crazy?" "What are you thinking? You don't even know them!" Regardless, I can say with certainty that I did not feel uncomfortable…

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Washington State Judge Says No To SEALs

SEALs Unable to Train in Washington Parks Recently, a request was provided to Washington State, asking for permission to use its public parks. Not for traditional recreation, however, but for military training. Due to the diverse nature of the parks – namely, large and cold bodies of water, the space was deemed desirable by SEALs.…

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Some of the Most Famous BUD/S Class Gifts

If you haven’t been through BUD/S training yourself, you may not be familiar with one of their longest-running traditions: class gifts. There is furniture, cut-outs, memorials, mini items, up to 6-foot-statues – all to commemorate trainees and their time spent at BUD/S training. Each of these class gifts have been given to instructors, or rather,…

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With Russia’s Attack On Ukrainian People, China Dire Warnings To The World Not To Aid Taiwan and Now Missile Attacks On U.S. Consulate In Iraq . . . What’s Next?

(Printed  With Permission From USMilitary.com)  We’ve seen it from both sides in this conflict: military build-up and aggression, propaganda, and censorship. And now the full-out invasion (or is that liberation?) of a sovereign state by Russia. The Russian-Ukrainian conflict is characterized by many things. However, we should turn our attention to the leadership (or lack…

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Biden’s Military Position On Ukraine Is Unmistakably Clear

(DOD News) Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III thanked Poland's willingness to continue to look for ways to assist Ukraine, but he stressed that the U.S. does not support the transfer of additional fighter aircraft to the Ukrainian Air Force at this time, said a Defense Department official.   Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby…

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