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 elite military units and special forces teams in the military get higher salaries?

Navy SEALs are paid a set monthly rate that is determined by their rank and length of service. Military salaries broken down for commissioned officers, warrant officers, and standard enlistees. At the lowest levels, an O-1 commissioned officer who has fewer than two months of experience makes $2,876.40 per month which is the

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

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

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 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 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.

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 are the most underrated special forces?

Anyone who follows a bit of politics, global news and world events are well aware about the instability and dangerous Pakistan and Afghanistan possess in South Asia, especially for India. The Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan is going on since 1947 - , which has seen several

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 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 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

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,

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 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 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

Are Navy SEALS trained well in hand to hand combat?

Depends on what your standards are for

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 does the British SAS compare to the SBS?

They're virtually the same.I don't mean to oversimplify or disrespect, but SBS and SAS fellas all go through the exact same selection process and pipeline, with the distinction being that SBS has additional training to account for their marine, riverine,

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 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

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 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 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.

What's the most brutal training by the NAVY SEALs?

I recently stood and viewed the infamous

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

Who is more skilled the US Marine or the British SAS?

That is a question that really cannot be answered. The SAS are a special forces unit, arguably the finest in the world, whereas the Marine Corp is front line combat troops. SAS troops perform specialized operations, often clandestine,

Who would be better at room clearing, the Navy Seals or SWAT?

It depends on whether you want someone alive after the room is cleared.If you want pure, shocking violence, overwhelming action, the go with the SEALS (or any other military special forces group that specializes in small team tactics).If you want someone to question afterwards, go with SWAT. They

Why did you leave the Navy SEALS?

In the Teams it's either Good Deals or Bad Deals. When you're young, everything is a first time, you're getting promoted, your job is very clear cut, total good deal. After you've been there a while, there's minimal chance of promotion, anything you

Why do US Marines often get compared to Navy Seals?

Why do US Marines often get compared to Navy Seals?By whom? Where do these people that only the questioner knows, that ‘often' do absurd things? Why doesn't the person simply be honest and cut the nonsense that anyone else shares that

Why don't most armies train bodybuilders in special forces teams? Would that make them too heavy to train in martial arts? Are martial arts better than bodybuilding?

First off, I'll say that there are some misconceptions by those outside of the bodybuilding community about what exactly constitutes a bodybuilder. There's the world of competitive/professional bodybuilding where people do grotesque things to their body to make themselves insanely huge. This by no means makes up