Aspiring to be a service member and fighting for your beloved country is one thing. That, in itself, is a commendable, noble pursuit and deserves the utmost respect. 

But it’s another thing to aspire to be a Navy SEAL. The decision entails bringing your entire being down to depths it’s never been in before. It’s pushing yourself beyond the limits and whatever exists in that realm. 

SEAL candidates in the water

So while you think about those aspirations to become a Navy SEAL, ask yourself one hard, soul-searching question: do you have what it takes? Are you cut out to be one of the elite?