With the holidays approaching, our thoughts turn to spending time with family and friends wherever they may be. Most people can simply hop in the car, board a plane, catch a train, or even walk down the street to see their loved ones. But what if your loved ones are on the other side of [...]
Each year on December 7th, American citizens pause to remember the fallen heroes of the Pearl Harbor attacks. Some gather with fellow veterans to mourn the friends and comrades they lost, others participate in memorial services or parades, while others show footage of the attacks and discuss the effects on today’s service members. Being part [...]
There are many conflicting reports about how alcohol can affect your system. While it is universally agreed that too much alcohol is incredibly harmful, you will find some doctors who say that the anti-oxidents in alcohol can be beneficial in moderation, while other specialists say that alcohol should be avoided altogether. Recruits to the Navy SEALs should be careful, therefore, about their own alcohol consumption and potentially cut it out of their diets until they are at their peak physical levels.
The US Navy SEAL is composed of different teams from Virginia and California. Specific headquarters include Little Creek, Dam Neck and Colorado. Each of this team has its own insignia or symbol. The insignia represents the badge or motif of the team depending on where the headquarters are located. All in all, there are 10 [...]
Randy Hetrick, a former Navy SEAL, has seen his fair share of battles and endured his fair share missions over the course of his career. During his various deployments he always tried to come up with creative and effective manners in which him and his men could continually stay in shape. While in Southeast Asia a simple idea occurred to Hetrick. Taking some parachute webbing Hetrick devised a device that relied on body weight. A device which him and his men used to do presses, curls, and flys.
There are many skills that all Navy SEAL candidates must master during their training. One such skill is that of knot tying. All Navy SEALs are required to learn 5 specific knots. During their training they are taught how to tie each of these knots, however, it is recommended that anyone who is considering becoming a Navy SEAL, to begin learning these five knots in advance. The more skilled that you are at effectively tying these knots the more apt you are to excel at this part of your training.