A Navy SEAL climbs up a ladder attached to the side of a gas and oil platform during training to prepare an upcoming deployment.

Navy SEAL training is arguably one of the most challenging special operations pipelines in the country and probably the world. With an attrition rate of around 75%, the training is not for the faint of heart. The cold water, sandy beach runs, excruciating pool exercises, and general torment can break even the physically toughest humans. After getting through the more “torturous” portions of training, SEAL candidates still must pass technically challenging training regimens, such as dive, military free fall, land warfare, and weapons competency.
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