Are Navy SEALs better warriors than Marines?

The Marines are the original sea, air and land force of the U.S. and is the only branch that is capable of sea , air and land in its entirety to this very day. Also it is the only Branch in the U.S. Military that

Can a 36 year old become a navy seal?

The answer is Yes...but really No. Allow me to explain....One of the most well-known phrases in the US Navy is

Can a Marine be a Navy Seal?

Yes.I was in Ranger School with a Marine SEAL, and a couple of regular Seals.The Seal in my platoon was a landnav genius, and so took point on almost all of our night movements.Edit: In Ranger School, you wear no insignia on your uniform, except name

Can a Navy SWCC operative join the Navy SEALs?

Can a Navy SWCC operative join the Navy SEALs?Sure, a US Navy Special Warfare Combatant craft Crewman could join the SEALs, IF he could pass the selection process and the basic BUD/S SEAL course. Of course, the SWCC qualification course is pretty much the same as SEAL training, and nobody

Can a non-American join the US Navy SEAL?

Although many answers here says that only US citizens can join the Navy Seals, there are Singaporean commandos who also went thru BUD/S and survived! Singapore's naval divers special: Tested, Brandon Choo is among best of the bestI

Can Chaplains join the Navy Seals?

A Chaplain is an Officer. So there is in fact a process for any Officer, be it a Supply Officer or any other, to put in a request to change his or her ‘designator'.Just like an Enlisted Sailor of any Rating may submit a 1306 to request SEAL Training. The process

Can Navy Seals become officers?

So I am assuming you think all Navy SEALs are enlisted. In fact a good percentage of them go to BUDs as officers. They still have to complete BUDs just as all the enlisted do and get additional training and

Can Navy Seals become pilots?

Can Navy Seals become pilots?A Couple things here...The navy does not have pilots they have aviators, naval flight officers and aircrew.Aviators and naval flight officers are all commissioned officers.Aircrew are the various enlisted personnel who may served with LAMPS helos, P8 aircraft, TACAMO

Do a lot of of Navy Seal candidates, who would have otherwise made great Seals, get washed out during training due to atrophy?

Do you mean muscle atrophy? I would say no. I wasn't a SEAL (mere Special Forces was I), but I have worked with enough of them. I have always seen and heard that if a SEAL candidate can pass the PT test to get into training then he's

Do all Navy Seals see combat?

No. Wether you're at war or not the training is virtual reality. Testing the strengths of vigilance to updating and perfecting all skills weak to excellent. Soldiers experiencing combat and

Do Navy SEALs get deployed on ships?

First of all, no two days in the teams are alike. Every day and every week of every year varies according to the current world situation, and the cycle a particular team is in - for example, deployed on a mission, pre-deployment, post deployment, Team training, Special Skills training or leave.Spec Ops Video: Spec Ops ShootingBefore planning

Do Navy SEALS teams have different roles?

Here's the thing. When you get up into jsoc, most public info is classified at lest for twenty years. Most information is incomplete or extremely exaggerated. The lone survivor, and American sniper are examples of this. Not to detract from Chris Kyle he is and will

Does the US Navy charge Navy SEALs for their meals?

John Lilja is correct about meals being covered, but here are the details...Technically, all enlisted personnel are paid to cover their meals.  However, if they are stationed at their normal duty station, the money that is paid for meals is actually taken out before the sailor is paid.  This allowance

Have most Navy SEALs killed people?

Short answer: Yes.Long answer: Navy SEALs are some of the most expensive and rare ground units in terms of training costs, equipment costs, and personnel numbers. We use them when we need their specialties (stealthy, moderate-or-long-preparation, direct action objectives) and this in turn pays for their costs. SEALs aren't supersoldiers, and in some instances are LESS EFFECTIVE than traditional

Have there been female SEALs?

With respect to Maury, I think the answer sought is why are women not admitted into the SEAL program. I'll try to answer as best I can, ignoring the highly subjective and contested social dynamics of women in all-male atmospheres, as

How come women are not allowed to be part of the Navy SEALs?

It is normal that SOFs won't let women into their ranks, at least it may seem that way. However most of the time, it is just the fact that no women has so far made it through the selections, for example SEALs, green berets, marines etc. These are a lower rank of special forces, tier

How did Chris Kyle see his target when lining up his 2,100 yard shot (in the American Sniper movie his target is literally not visible to even his sniper's scope)?

I wasn't with Mr. Kyle at the time of the shot. But I'll accept the premise. How can you see something when you can't see it in your scope.I was having a conversation about the worst wind people had shot on. Several stories about

How do Navy Seals build mental endurance?

You're looking at this all wrong.This trait isn't instilled into SF or SEAL candidates during the training/assessment process, it is identified/tested and those who pass proceed on to further training. The initial part of any specialized training is to identify the people who should proceed and eliminate the rest out of the program.The same process

How do Navy SEALs control their nerves?

Navy SEALs are known for being terminators! They are among some of the most courageous men on earth but that doesn't mean that they do not feel fear. As Mark Twain once said

How do Navy SEALs die in training?

UPDATE: 7 JULY 2016 - Death Ruled Homicide by DrowningSeaman Lovelace's death was ruled a homicide by drowning, San Diego medical examiners revealed Wednesday in a development that could lead to charges against at least one training supervisor. Surveillance video showed that as Lovelace was struggling to tread water, an instructor dunked the trainee's head

How to prepare to become a Navy Seal

How old are you?If you are 16 or so join the US Naval Sea Cadet Corps. (you are too old at 18)Then pass the Sea Cadet SEAL test you could possibly be one of the Cadets that gets to train for 2 weeks with the SEALS.That's about the best way to train PHYSICALLY.Mentally, you need

How good are Navy Seals?

SEALS are first class they have all the attributes of (for example) the SAS and SBS in the UK because in the UK the SBS special forces deal theoretically with marine operations where the SAS historically concentrated on land-based operations whereas ,

How is Chris Kyle viewed among the Navy SEAL community?

He was providing Overwatch sniper support for US Marines going door-to-door in Iraqi cities declared

How long does it take to become a Navy SEAL on a SEAL team?

First, it's SEAL, not Seal. It's an abbreviation, not a common noun.To answer your question, it really depends on your pathway to the Teams.Best case scenario:You enlist, get sent immediately to Boot Camp up at Great Lakes for 8 weeks. Then,

How many hours do US Navy SEALS get to sleep after the completion of Hell Week?

I asked a similar question last year:How do prospect Seals spend the days after the Hell Week? Do they advance to the next training session with little rest, or are there several days of recuperation with only light exercise, or perhaps some other way?They get a weekend off and the next week is

How many of Seal Team 6 are alive?

Hi. Ok, let's start with the fact that

How many push ups do you have to do in the Navy SEAL?

All of the tough SOF careers are going to be fairly comparable as far as doing crazy amounts of push-ups. And, at that level, you can't even really count or put a real number to it. You could possibly just ballpark figure it. And in

How many pushups do navy SEALs do per day?

The question should more accurately read:HOW MANY PUSHUPS DO NAVY SEALS DO IN TRAINING?I state that right up front because, SEALs do what they want once they get to the Team (i.e. platoon up). Some spend more time lifting. Some spend

How many weeks of training does it take to become a Navy SEAL?

All SEALs must go through the 24 week Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL school and then a 28 week SEAL qualification training program. But this is common knowledge. If you include my two year pre-training then 76 weeks total. I also went through sniper school which, to me, the suck really began but rewarding in the end.

How many women Navy Seals are there in 2015?

None, and there will never be unless a woman can pass the training. The Navy and All branches even our 1st Responders should NEVER lower standards just so a woman can pass. If she can't do exactly what her shipmates are required to do, Time to choose another path.It is not

How many years of training does a Navy SEAL get?

Daniel is correct about the initial training. However, like any other occupation in an elite field of study or practice, the training never really stops. BUD/S and STT take the raw Navy member and transforms him into a SEAL, but after that, you don't stop being thought of as a new

How much harder is it to become a Navy SEAL officer instead of an enlisted SEAL?

Well we all go through the same training pipeline initially (I.,e., we all go to BUD/S, Jump School, STT (or SQT now), etc. However, Officers also go to some Army school as well for some sort of leadership training (but doesn't make it any

How tough is a Navy SEAL in a street fight?

I dunno... fighting a guy who can run for hours on sand, not sleep for three days, train in freezing water, continue to act even when drowning, swim underwater tying detcords until he passes out, and 110% committed to not giving up... pretty fucking tough I think.I'm a combat training instructor with 35 years of

Should I join the Marines or the Navy Seals?

Depends on what you want to do. I enlisted in the Marine Corps back in November 2017, shipping out for boot camp next week. I don't have active duty experience (yet), but what I can tell you are the reasons I picked the Marine Corp over all the other branches.1. The Marine Corps legacy is incredible. Men and

Was Chris Kyle really that good?

Let's put Chris Kyle's career into perspective. US Navy Seals are Tier 2 operators within the Special Operations community which make them the 1% of military personnel capable and willing to perform these kinds of operations. The fact that a guy from Texas

What are the differences between Marines and SEALs?

The US Marines are an amphibious expeditionary force whose main job is projection of power using the mobility of The US Navy. Basically, if you go to war with the USA, they're the first guys your soldiers will see and they'll be delivered by the US Navy. The Marines are capable of

What are the most disturbing facts about the Navy Seals that most people do not know?

All information and more here:42 Badass Facts about Navy SEALsDuring filming of The Grinch, Jim Carrey consulted a Navy SEAL to teach him how to handle torture so he could withstand the grueling make up process.SEAL training isn't particularly secretive, and San Diego tourists can visit local beaches and watch prospective SEALs haul

What do Navy SEAL corpsman do?

There are too good, but incomplete, answers to your question already posted. These two elements should answer your question fully. 1: Any otherwise person, who is otherwise eligible, may apply for SEAL training. This includes Hospital Corpsman. A SEAL who happens to be a Corpsman is just a plus! 2: In the mid to late 70′s it

What do you think about people who lie about being a Navy seal?

My simple perspective sees two categories of people who lie about something like this.The first category consists of those who have legitimately served their country. These are the

What does a Navy SEAL actually do?

Well, I'm not now or never have been one.  I have met a few in the course of training, so I'll take a shot.My understanding is this:  To become a seal, you first have to qualify and pass bud/s, which is basic underwater demolition/seal training that

What does it take to train to be a Navy SEAL?

Take the ASVAB test so the Navy can determine if you're suitable. I believe every branch is going to require you to take it in order to enlist, so this step isn't unique to being a SEAL.Talk to a Navy recruiter about joining for the

What happens when Navy MPs are ordered to arrest a Navy SEAL?

I just shake my head at all of the misconceptions and ignorance that most US civilians have about the US military.One of those misconceptions is about what a special operator is like. Most civilians think they are big, muscle-bound, hulks who walk the street with a swagger and a glare that says

What is Navy SEALs salary?

It really depends on their rank and how long they been in. I'm E6 and my yearly salary is only $58k a year and I have been in for 15 years. Actually make less than that. This is only base pay. With BAH it can go up to six figures

What knives do Navy seals use?

Sharp ones...All joking aside, it's based mostly on personal preference. A lot of the old timers used standard issue KABAR's or other OTS dive knives. Mostly any knife that was sturdy, held it's edge reliably, and had a strong resistance to salt corrosion. Now you''all find all kinds of OTS brands in a guy's kit, from

What percentage of Navy SEALs are killed/wounded in action?

Less than 1% are killed, maybe somewhere around .8-.9% or 1 in 115-120. Typically you would expect the number of wounded in a combat intensive unit to be at least 3–5 times higher if not 10 times higher. So maybe 2–10% of SEALs have been

What would happen if someone tried to rob a Navy Seal?

There are a number of examples of similar scenarios on this page on TV Tropes: Real Life / Mugging The Monster - TV TropesTwo teenage car thieves broke into a van parked on a council estate in Manchester, only to discover that

When training for the US Navy Seals how can I get more of a situp, pushup, and pullup count?

I'm not a SEAL and I've never been in the military.BUT...I've interviewed Admiral McRaven, Jocko Willink, Cade Courtley, Mark Divine, and several other elite warriors.And my Editor once had his sights set on being a SEAL (a goal he's since dropped) and successfully got his pushup, pullup, and sit up maximums to 96, 35,

Who would win: Spetsnaz or Navy SEALs?

Depends on situation.The US seems to be more humane than Russia. America will be able to compromise if innocent lives are at risk during their operations. Spetsnaz... not much. So, US gets a point.But, it is Spetsnaz brutality that scares off the assholes that dare terrorize innocent people. America has the tech, but not the

Why are Navy SEALs in the Navy?

Cui bono? In English roughly

Why aren't there any women in the Navy SEALS?

Because we are looking for the intersection of two very small numbers:The number of women who are qualified to be Navy SEALS.The number of women who want to be Navy SEALS.The first point is talked about extensively in other answers. The simple fact is that the number of women who have the ability to pass

Why did you become a Navy SEAL?

San Diego is where I discovered what I am made of, how amazing and resilient the mind and body are, and where the best of the best are selected for the worlds toughest, most rewarding job. San Diego is where I took my first steps to becoming a Navy SEAL.Video:

Why do Navy SEALS have such an elite status in comparison to other special forces?

Because of media and propaganda, they have achieved a lot of publicity and attention from mostly ignorant people.The Navy SEALS' elite status is not something that is universally agreed on, having been lucky enough to work with a fair number of Singaporean Special Operations personnel, I always

Why do Navy SEALs wear watches?

Over the years in the service, Ive paid close attention to the dive pieces of my fellows and have taken a huge interest in them myself.Spec Ops Video: Spec Ops ShootingA proper timepiece is an essential piece of equipment for any SEAL. What most of

How can someone be fit enough for the SEALS?

You're in luck. There is a baseline to get to the training.Assignment to BUD/S is conditional on the SEAL Physical Screening Test (PST). Prospective trainees are expected to exceed the minimums. The minimum requirements are 500 yd (460 m) swim using breast or combat sidestroke in under 12:30 with a competitive time

How likely am I to become a special forces soldier (like a navy seal, delta or ranger) if am a foreigner? Cause I'd really like to serve in US army.

As long as you are a legal resident in the US you can serve in the US military. And, in fact, if you are interested in citizenship, service gives you something of a leg up. But just being in the

Should you join the military before or after college?

Oh boy... Someone with more time will probably write a beautiful answer to this question, but I'll give you the short version.Going after: You have the opportunity to pursue a commission as an officer, which is a ton of work and responsibility but basically makes the whole experience better in almost every way, including pay and career prospects

After finishing BUDS and becoming an official Navy SEAL, what is the regular weekly physical training that the US Navy SEALs go through each week?

This is a solid question -the majority of information out there focuses on what it "takes physically" to become a SEAL instead of what training occurs "once you are a SEAL".  I will keep this short and sweet. After BUDS you go to

Are Navy SEALS trained well in hand to hand combat?

Depends on what your standards are for

Are the MARCOS better than the Navy SEALs?

MARCOS and Navy Seals, both have potential, But Navy seals are more better than Marcos because of technology as well as experience.The MARCOS of India --1.MARCOS were raised as the Indian Marine Special Forces (IMSF) in 1985. Two years later, they were renamed the Marine Commando Force (MCF). Their motto is – The Few The Fearless.

Can airmen join the Special Forces, Navy SEALs, or any other US elite force?

Yes and no.No, a servicemember can only join units within their respective services.EXCEPT ONE (possibly two units) - ALL personnel from all of the armed services are welcome to try out for CAG (aka Delta) and one of its intelligence supporting units. This special missions unit specifically recruits certain USAF intelligence specialties.Otherwise,

Can I do ROTC and become a Navy Seal?

Can I do ROTC and become a Navy Seal?Yes. Both enlisted sailors and commissioned officers can become SEALs. Just make sure you join the Navy and not some other service. It'll be pretty awkward if you are at your graduation ceremony for Army ROTC and you tell them you want to become a SEAL.

Can Navy Seals wear contacts?

Its not so much that they cant by regulation wear them, their not practical. If you look at at servicemen and women , the ones that need prescription eyewear, usually have on a type of prescription goggle with elastic strap, much like you'll see pro basketball players wearing. Those who serve in office and administrative

Can you become a Navy SEAL if you wear glasses?

Answer is yes, but all answers given are incorrect. This is straight from the CRUITMAN about your vision question. Any question regarding SO can be found on their website SEALSWCC.COM tooSO/SB. Normal color perception. Uncorrected vision can be no worse than 20/70 in worse eye and 20/40 in best eye. Corrected vision must be 20/25 worst eye.

Do all countries Navy SEALs get deployed as much as American Navy SEALs?

Not every country has SEALs. They have frogmen, but not SEALs.Also, by

Do Navy SEALs do black operations?

"Black" Op's aren't, they are operations just like any other missions that come down the pike. The term "Black Op's" has more to do with movies and TV then any real missions. Same for a "wet ops" supposedly you are going to get wet with the blood of your

Do Navy SEALs ever regret becoming a Navy SEAL?

You fail to realize that all SPECOPS units in the US Military are voluntary units. That means you can unvolunteer any time you no longer wish to be there. So, if in some weird alternate universe this actually did happen, then the individual in question just has to go and tell his Commander

Do navy SEALs go through harder training than Delta Force?

Let's put it like this; There are former Navy SEALS that are current members of Delta Force but there are no former members of Delta that have become SEALS.Delta Force is the pinnacle of a Tier 1 Military Force. Once someone becomes a

Do Navy SEALS often attend Ranger School?

First I am a woman and therefore women were never allowed to be SEALS. I am retired as a US Navy HM or Corpman-laymen terms a "medic".Seals do attend Ranger Training and Army Rangers also attend "some" Navy Seal Training...this is relatively new as the

Do Navy SEALs work on land? I know their specialty is the sea. Do they get in combat and firefights or just dangerous operations that include guns and combat in general? What is the difference between the Navy and a Navy SEAL?

The answer lies in thier name itself SEa, Air and Land. Get it? SEAL. SEALS are trained to participate in combat in all three elements. They are HIGHLY effective at land engagements as well as water-borne assaults. Air is kinda a

Do you think Pakistan knew the NAVY SEALs were conducted the Bin Laden raid but could not admit it because of the backlash?

It was a staged operation with the help of Pakistan and i don't think Pakistan is so dumb that american navy seals reach abbotabad ,kill osama and blow their own helicopter and go back without Pakistan even knowing about it, just few km away from capital Islamabad and i don't think if there was Osama in that building

Does the media just use "SEAL Team 6" as a generic term any time the the SEALs are involved, or do we just not hear about what the other teams have accomplished? I understand that the public will not ever know of all the SEAL activities.

SEAL Team Six is a purposeful NSW misnomer for DevGru SEALS, who are chosen from the most elite SEALs. DevGru SEALs Teams are based in VA., and go by color designation. For example, the Red DevGru Team killed bin Laden in Operation Neptune Spear. DevGru SEALs

How to train like a Navy SEAL at home

The short answer to your question is you can't, but let me explain.The answer will depend on what you have in mind. It will be helpful (and hopefully interesting) to point out that the physical training (PT) that SEAL's do is only a small part of

How dangerous is a Navy Seal underwater?

The underwater world is our playground. No other military unit is trained as well to use the water for combat operations. How dangerous? In the past we have delivered nuclear weapons to targets on the high seas. We have brought our silent SDV submarines under

How deep can Navy SEALs dive?

Commonly only as deep as they need to. Sometimes SEALS deploy from submerged submarines to insert into a combat zone for a mission. This will commonly be in relatively shallow water however, as your body cannot instantly acclimate to extreme stresses like the weight of extra atmospheres of pressure deep water puts

How to become as disciplined as a Navy Seal

A good way to start your journey is to get the book

How do Navy SEALs attack an enemy ship?

SEALS started out as underwater demolition teams (UDT) frogmen. Their name change to UDT/SEALS then just SEALS.This gives you a clue. They use stealth as their main tool, attacking ships in ports by attaching explosive charges to the hull below the water line.Seals might be called on to provide a diversion in a port prior to an assault

How do Navy Seals build mental endurance?

You're looking at this all wrong.This trait isn't instilled into SF or SEAL candidates during the training/assessment process, it is identified/tested and those who pass proceed on to further training. The initial part of any specialized training is to identify the people who should proceed and eliminate the rest out of the program.The same

How do Navy SEALS feel about Eric Greitens? I'd really like to hear from some SEALS both active duty and retired.

Just so you're aware, you're not going to get an answer to this in a public forum except for maybe a broad

How efficient are the navy seals are?

I can say absolutely without a don't I am the best at diffusing several carne asada burritos a day with very efficient pre salsa mix and pre water or ect drain at corner of bottom burrito I have even upt my game to include a couple of pauses to chip and salsa and soda drink highly secretive

How is SEAL Team 6 training different from the BUD/S training of the other SEALs?

The training for ST6 is pretty different than regular BUD/S. All candidates are already SEALs, so there is already a

How long can you be a Navy SEAL?

There are only two ways your status as a SEAL can end without your consent:You get forcibly discharged from the US Navy, perhaps via forced retirement or perhaps via disciplinary action over some misconduct, e.g. a dishonorable discharge.You die.Even if you stay in the Navy but get

How long is all of the Navy SEAL trainings?

Navy SEAL training is continuous and it never ends. It starts at the Navy Recruit Training, progresses onto the Preparatory School, then you go to BUD/S. If you make it, you go to Army Airborne School and SEAL Qualification Training, followed by SERE. This will take about 2 years.After this basic training, you show up

How many former Marines have become Navy Seals?

How many former Marines have become Navy Seals?Several. I work with one of, if not the very first one. He was a Marine infantry officer and applied for an interservice transfer to the US Navy to become a SEAL. It took a very long time - about

How many hours do US Navy SEALS get to sleep after the completion of Hell Week?

I asked a similar question last year:How do prospect Seals spend the days after the Hell Week? Do they advance to the next training session with little rest, or are there several days of recuperation with only light exercise, or perhaps some

I did a 2 year mandatory military service back home and moved to US to study. I would like to push my limits and become a Navy Seal. How can I become one?

Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) is a recruitment program by the United States Department of Defense, through which legal non-immigrants (not citizens or legal permanent residents of USA) with certain critical skills are recruited into the military services of US.I know F-1 students who have done the program mentioned above. I'm not sure it's

I'm 15 and one of my back up plans is to be a Navy SEAL. How do I become ready for training?

I was going to do it but everything worked against me; wrong source rating in boot camp, bad eyesight when I got to fleet, too big, can't run, pretty lazy, and then on my last ship I ran into a GMC

Should I become a Navy SEAL?

If you want to be among the best of the best among hard, strong men: if you want to prove your mettle against all the danger the world has to offer: if you want to set yourself apart from all but a few like yourself, then perhaps you could try it.

Was Chris Kyle really 30 years old when he became a Navy SEAL, and if so, how old can you enlist?

No, Chris Kyle was 24 years old when he became a SEAL in real life, not 30 as depicted in the movie.  If you are asking about what is the maximum age you can be to start BUD/S (the beginning of SEAL training, the answer to that question is this:  Applicants can be accepted up to 28 years

What are some workouts done by Navy SEALs to gain strength without hitting the gym?

They focus on Calisthenics aka body weight exercises along with long distance running and swimming.In my opinion, calisthenics demonstrates the pinnacle of fitness.Navy seals practice calisthenics for hours together everyday. There's nothing more amazing than lifting your own

What are the Navy Seals Class 234 up to?

I'm actually friends with Lt. Justin Legg and he has gone through some amazingly touch medical conditions. He's beaten cancer (leukemia) as well as survived a double lung transplant. Because of both of these, his health will always be somewhat compromised, what with the cocktail of drug and anti-rejection meds he

What are the requirements to be a navy seal? How do they differ from the regular navy?

Navy SEALs are Spec Ops. They conduct a wide variety of operations like rescue missions, raids, and much more. They can operate anywhere in the world from sea, air, and land. You need to enlist in the regular Navy, then enlist to become a SEAL, do some introduction training, then try out for BUD/s, jump school,

What does a former Navy SEAL mean?

Usually, that would refer to someone who used to be a SEAL, but is no longer in the Navy for whatever reason. Typically that implies an honorable discharge - folks who have been forcibly kicked out would normally not be referred to by others as

What is SEAL team 9?

A2A - Given your bio, I'm sure you know that there is no ST-9; just as Cdr Hyder and others have pointed out. However, I wonder if the reference to the non-existent team isn't one of the inside jokes that SEALs use to deal with the realities of the job. We used to joke that SEAL Team

What is the E in SEAL for Navy SEALs?

E = EgotisticalAs in Seriously Egotistical.....Nooooooo, just kidding, my book writing friends.SEAL is actually a pretty cool and unique acronym.This Naval Special Warfare operations force is proficient in operations on the Sea, Air and Land.I find it interesting because the entire word

What is the Navy SEAL SQT training?

SQT stands for SEAL Qualification Training, and most would consider this the actual "training" course for becoming a SEAL. BUD/S gets all of the attention, but it's really just the selection process to see if you're even allowed to start the real training to become a SEAL.SQT is currently

What is the role of the US Navy Seals?

Here is my perspective.Me ... Navy then Army.Definitely never a SEAL.But my last two free falls were with SEALs out of Dam Neck ... Team 6 guys ... like Army Delta.I drank with them in VA Beach next to Oceania AKA Dam Neck when I got back from Colombia in 14 ... again.Role of SEALs???Special

What kinds of missions do the Navy SEALs perform? What's the difference between the Navy SEALs and DEVGRU in terms of operations?

Navy SEALsSpecial OperationsHVT RaidsDirect ActionCounter TerrorismForeign Internal DefenseCounter-ProliferationCounter Narcotics operationsHostage RescueSEAL Team SixCounter TerrorismHostage RescueDirect ActionSpecial ReconnaissanceEven though normal navy SEALs do them as well, SEAL Team Six are more likely to conduct hostage rescues and terrorist missions.