During this episode of the “Inside the Team Room: Navy SEALS,” Brandon Webb and the guys discuss a controversial issue: the relationship between Hollywood, the media, and Navy SEALs. Navy SEAL command continues to take the stance of “do as I say and not what I do” when it comes to making movies and writing books. Navy SEAL command will sponsor books and movies, yet criticize those within the SEAL community who take the initiative and do it on their own.
Even when the writers stay well within the limits of their non-disclosure agreements and operational security (OPSEC), the Navy SEAL command still passes judgment on those who feel the need to tell their stories. They all agreed that the DoD review is a must with publishing any work, however, the guys also feel that the DoD review should focus more on OPSEC versus bad PR for the military.