There was once a Navy frogman named Jim Janos. Janos had successfully completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training, and was assigned to Underwater Demolition Team TWELVE (UDT-12), back when Navy SEALs served in both SEAL teams and UDTs interchangeably. This was back in the early 1970s.
Like many SEALs, Janos was a tough and determined man, but he also had his weaknesses—like many SEALs do. He was scared of heights. He did not like high obstacles on the obstacle course, nor did he like parachute training on the training mock-ups, which were also pretty tall (and daunting). On at least one occasion, the officer in charge of UDT-12 had to basically kick Janos off the parachute trainer, as the latter froze up and refused to jump.
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