Posts tagged ‘war’

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 […]

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 […]

Richard Machowicz is a body-builder and ex-Navy SEAL who is widely known for his unique and challenging muscle building exercising program. Additionally, he is the author of the exceptional motivational novel: Unleashing The Warrior Within. As a Navy SEAL Machowicz pushed his body to the limits and learned what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to building muscle tone and living a healthy lifestyle.

During the Vietnam War, Navy SEALs were present and hard at work. In 1962 there were a handful of Navy SEALs who were serving as military advisors in Vietnam. In 1966 the first deployment of Navy SEAL combat forces were introduced to Vietnam. In 1971 the last deployment of Navy SEALs to Vietnam was made, though some single Navy SEALs were still sent in as military advisors.

Pete Wikul, the longest serving Navy SEAL in American History officially retired on September 25, 2009. Wikul had previously held the title of “Bull Frog.” This title recognizes an individual who carries the largest amount of cumulative service once they have completed BUD/S Training. This title is given to this individual regardless of rank.