The week leading up to New Year’s Day was a rather sad one for the CIA, with the assassination of seven CIA agents in Afghanistan early in the week. The attack has been touted as the “deadliest assault on the CIA” since the bombing of the Beirut Embassy in 1983. What the attack has accomplished, [...]
As a third-generation military veteran, I have seen my fair share of service members performing their duties under volatile, emotionally-charged, extreme circumstances. I’ve heard stories from brave men and women in situations that most of us would only see in movies or hear about on the news. Even in my own family, there are tales [...]
We are very excited to have Laurel joining our team as a guest blogger. Having a military background, she definitely has a lot of interesting and inspiring stories to share with us. You too can become our guest blogger! Submit your story The military has been a part of my life for so long, I [...]
One cannot look back at the beginnings of the Navy SEALs without thinking of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. It was under his presidency when the Navy SEALs actually came into being, despite the fact that the SEALs can trace their “ancestry” to teams who fought as far back as the Second World War. [...]
Being a member of the US Navy SEAL is not all about combat or warfare. There are also annual events that are meant for other purposes. Examples are the Annual Superfrog Triathlon, Annual East Coast SEAL Reunion and Navy SEAL Warrior Fund Annual Benefit. The Annual Superfrog Triathlon is held in Colorado, California every April [...]
Navy SEALs become strong and active based on the nutrients which they are putting into their bodies. Vitamins, minerals, proteins, and carbohydrates will all combine to give your body the strength it needs to go through Navy SEAL training and refine you into a SEAL-worthy candidate. You’ll be able to absorb these essential nutrients based on the diet that you develop, although you’ll need to be careful. For as many positive food that you can eat, there are just as many negative effects that certain foods could give you. Caffeine is one of these elements.