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COVID-19 Military Personnel, Pay, and Benefits Policy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fact Sheet: COVID-19 Military Personnel, Pay, and Benefits Policy MARCH 28, 2020 (1) ALTERNATE PLACES OF DUTY AND TELEWORK Q1.1: I am unable to report to duty with my unit because my wife has tested positive for COVID-19, and I was told to stay home. Will I be given leave to care for…

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A Different Kind of Hell Week – Keep Your Prayers Coming.

The days, weeks and months ahead will not be easy. But then the easy life is never worth living. We will persevere. We will become stronger. We will thrive forward beginning today. For a few, life will be like ignoring the icy 55 degree Pacific waters and perhaps even the bone chilling polluted Tijuana mud…

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The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday…Really?

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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Begin Now Finding Your Navy Transition Team To Uncensored Civilian Life

One mission the Navy, the Teams or the military never prepares us for is the mission where we transition out of service back into the civilian population. I do not limit the word transition to just skills, attributes and qualifications. I speak of transition in the context of, the military does not prepare us to…

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Defense Secretary Says SEALs Focus Now On Ethics

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said he wants the Navy and the SEALs to focus now on professionalism and ethics following the resignation of Richard V. Spencer as Navy secretary. "I want the SEALs and the Navy to move beyond this now and get fully focused on their warfighting mission, and I also want…

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Basics of Navy SEAL Missions

 The Navy SEALs stands for Sea, Air, and Land.  No matter where they are needed, the NAVY SEAL will get there.  They aren’t limited to a certain area of expertise.  They are constantly training for the success of missions that can’t be completed by anyone else.  The Navy SEALs are more than the high profile…

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One-On-One Tough Chat With Former SEAL Commander

I recently had the opportunity to sit and listen as a retired Navy SEAL reflected on a long career in the Navy. As he spoke of his early days in Basic Underwater Demolition/Swimming (BUD/S), “hell week,” two tours in Vietnam, and other experiences comprising 23 years as a Navy SEAL, even now after twenty-plus years…

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Can You Figure Out the 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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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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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 Navy.com, the official Navy website, has to say about a career as a…

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