In part two of the Dick Marcinko interviews, Dick explains the founding of the SEAL Teams as they transitioned from the Underwater Demolition Teams that worked in advance of amphibious landings to the covert reconnaissance teams they became in Vietnam.  We also learn that the SEALs referred to their acronym as “Sleep, Eat And Live it up.”

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