Posts tagged ‘seal trident’

Navy SEALs And Tattoos

September 3rd, 2009

In the past it was common for men in the Navy to brandish their skin with tattoos signifying their service and dedication to the Navy and to one another. However, as time has evolved it is no longer a common trend for Navy servicemen to brand their bodies with tattoos as a sign of their service. Still, there are many Navy men who still keep this trend going today.

There is one medal that all Navy SEALs will acquire during their years of service. This medal is commonly referred to as the “SEAL Trident.” However, it is also known as the Special Warfare Insignia or “The Budweiser”. This medal is a sign that the person who wears it has successfully passed the Navy’s Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training. This is a special training session that must be passed by all individuals before they become an official Navy SEAL.

The Navy SEAL Insignia

August 10th, 2009

Nothing comes closer to saying this than the Navy SEAL’s insignia. The US Navy SEAL is one of the elite Special Forces units of the US Military and each Navy SEAL team has their own insignia that depicts their strengths and area of expertise. History of the Navy SEAL Insignia The transformation from being a [...]

Mark Robbins of SEAL Team 5 now goes through life with only one good eye because of an injury while he was in active duty, but he does not seem to even think about trading his past SEAL life for anything. He has only been retired for three months, but he is missing SEAL life [...]