We left off with our retelling of the beginnings of the Navy SEALs with one of its predecessors – the 7th Amphibious Scouts, the second group that one may call a “spin-off” from the Scouts and Raiders, who fought in the Pacific area during the Second World War. A third group of Scouts and Raiders [...]
The Herald Tribune shares the war time memories from World War II of Gordon Brooks, one of the original members of the Underwater Demolition Team (UDT). The feature gives us a first-hand account of what life was like during World War II for those who had to fight it. Gordon Brooks enlisted in 1943, when [...]
Time, indeed, flies by so fast. It would seem that we just reported that the Endeavour’s trip to the International Space Station – pushed back a number of times due to various reasons – has finally become a reality, with the crew lifting off to the great beyond from the Kennedy Space Station. Today, they [...]
Have you ever considered becoming a Navy SEAL? If so, you no doubt want to know where to start! The first thing you should do is really question your motives for wanting to become a Navy SEAL. Becoming a Navy SEAL is not for everyone. You must be physically fit and must be mentally fit. [...]
Being a Navy Seal is a serious occupation. Men put themselves through the most excruciating training to be prepared to encounter all the highly dangerous covert operations that are required of them. They disappear for days in the farthest reaching jungles and desert terrain completing their objectives then returning back to their home life.
One of the more common careers that Navy SEAL veterans normally proceed to is one in the fitness industry, and understandably so. The Navy SEAL has always been equated to being fit, and that gives them a lot of credibility. One such veteran is Stew Smith; after his stint with the SEALs, he is now [...]