NAVY SEALs

Special Ops

"THE ONLY EASY DAY WAS YESTERDAY..."

SEALs is an acronym. It stands for Sea, Air, and Land. The Navy SEALs are highly trained special forces that challenge warfare capabilities beyond military standards. They are one of the most trained people in the world. They go on highly dangerous missions. Because of this there are only 2,500 active Navy SEALs. Are you up for the challenge?


Source:http://www.navy.com/careers/special-operations/seals.html#ft-key-responsibilities

YOUR MISSION

The Navy SEALs undertake many dangerous missions, like going undercover, missions behind enemy lines, and confronting them directly. You may get deployed and have to stay on a base, or a navy ship. This job is very dangerous, so get ready for any surprises.


Source:http://www.navy.com/careers/special-operations/seals.html#ft-key-responsibilities

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Requirements

  • A high school degree
  • Need to be 18 (17 with parental permission)
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A clean record (i.e crime)



Source:http://www.navy.com/careers/special-operations/seals.html#ft-key-responsibilities


Source:http://www.military.com/special-operations/training-to-be-a-navy-seal.html

ARE YOU UP TO THE TRAINING?

  • Swim 500 yards breaststroke or sidestroke
  • 50 push ups 2 minutes
  • 50 sit ups 2 minutes
  • 10 pullups 2 minutes
  • Run 1.5 miles in 10:30


And that's just the physical test in order to start BOOT CAMP. Navy SEALs are considered to have the HARDEST training in the world.


Source:http://www.military.com/special-operations/training-to-be-a-navy-seal.html


Source:http://www.navy.com/careers/special-operations/seals.html#ft-key-responsibilities

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BOOT CAMP

Boot camp for Navy SEALs are considered the MOST difficult training in the world. Are you up for the challenge? Boot camp included:



  • Lifting big log
  • Getting your hands tied and thrown into the water
  • Getting put in a gas chamber filled with tear gas
  • Sitting in the ocean waves for hours



AND MUCH MORE HARD STUFF


Source:http://www.navy.com/careers/special-operations/seals.html#ft-key-responsibilities


Source:http://www.military.com/special-operations/training-to-be-a-navy-seal.html

How long will I be deployed?

The average deployment is normal 7-8 months. The Navy PAYS YOU to travel around the world. If you like traveling, this is your job! You will go on a ship, just like the one seen here; called the USS Carl Vinson!


Source: Personal experience.

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BENEFITS

There are many benefits, such as:


  • Ttravel the world
  • Learn new things
  • Have fun doing it
  • An action packed life

DRAWBACKS

  • The risk of being Killed In Action (KIA)
  • Away from friends and family
  • Moving places constantly (depends)



So ask yourself, is this the career you would like to have?

CRITICAL THINKING

Critical thinking is used throughout all the navy, not just the SEALs. Navy SEALs have to use critical thinking on the battlefield, while keeping everybody safe.
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CREATIVITY

Creative thinking is used all the time, since the mission and the world changes really quick, so the Navy SEALs must act quickly in a time of change. Like when a mission changes they must use creative thinking to adapt.

Responsibilities

There are many responsibilities of this job! Like keeping your teammates alive and well, listening to orders, and manage your people.

COLLABORATION

Collaboration is used all the time, especially in a mission. In a mission collaboration is CRUCIAL, if not used the mission could be put in jeopardy. You need to collaborate in a firefight, for example.
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COMMUNICATION

Communication may be one of the most important tools in warfare. Navy SEALs use communication all the time. Communication is needed when clearing a building, cintacting cammad, and even talking to your teammate.
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