It is a well-documented fact that BUD/S taxes men physically, mentally, emotionally, and in all other ways one’s body and mind can be taxed.
“Hey, can you talk to my nephew? He wants to be a SEAL.” I always say yes and answer whatever questions I can. Let’s be honest; I enjoy it.
Given the seemingly insatiable appetite out there for any news about the Navy SEALs, I figured, why not start a semi-regular Navy SEAL news roundup feature?
BUD/S sucked, everybody. These are just 10 examples of how one phase of the training did its best to beat us down. It is not for everybody. Hooya.
As noted by Brandon Webb in his excellent BUD/S preparation guide (available as an ebook to SOFREP Team Room members), both former and active-duty SEALs are asked on a regular View More ›
“Extortion 17” is a name etched in our minds as one of the worst losses our military has ever experienced. Thirty Americans perished in the blink of an eye, half View More ›
Desert One was a disaster. The photos of the burned-out helicopters lying in the lonely sands of the Iranian desert drove spears through the hearts of all Special Operations members, View More ›
In Memory of David Michael Collins March 3, 1969 to March 12, 2014 “Ah man… this is bull shit,” Swamp Thing grumbled. Swamp Thing continued to complain about the interruption as we View More ›
“D, D, what?” “DDS,” I said. “Dude is that some sort of sick joke? I mean being at SDVs is bad enough, now they’re stickin you in something that sounds View More ›
I’ve been taking a look back into the past lately in an attempt to better understand the roots of the Navy’s Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT). UDT history is something that’s View More ›