As the UBL shooter drama continues, personal motives take center stage, and the only clear loser is the SEAL community at large. The Naval Special Warfare reputation is being tarnished in real time by members of a command once admired.

“You don’t see guys in the SDV Teams talking openly about classified operations.” said one active senior enlisted SEAL to SOFREP.

Whether this cancer is terminal to this command specifically remains to be seen, but certainly it leaves one asking, “What happened to the ‘team’ in SEAL.”

Editor’s note: Our original quote was corrected.

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