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 [...]
A great deal of what people know or think they know about the Navy SEALs comes from Hollywood’s portrayal of Navy SEALs in the movies. The problem is that the portrayal of Navy SEALs in the movies is not always accurate. In fact, one of the greatest myths about Navy SEALs involves secret and sealed records of their existence.
Over the past few weeks we’ve been providing you with some reviews on some exciting books related to the United States Navy SEALs. Many of these books have been firsthand accounts and memoirs from retired and current Navy SEALs. In the quest to make the definitive top 10 list of the best Navy SEAL books of all time, we would like to get your input.
Herein, you will discover some of the specific duties that are assigned to the United States Navy SEALs. This is just a brief and simplistic look at some of the special missions and mission types that Navy SEALs may be assigned to. Additionally, you can discover general information on pay for Navy SEALs herein.
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.
In a past article we talked about the involvement of Navy SEALs during the Vietnam War. Many people are not aware that Navy SEALs were in fact used during the Vietnam War to carry out various missions. However, even those Vietnam Vets who served as SEALs in the Vietnam War tend not to share their stories when it comes to this great and terrible war.