SEAL | Sea, Air and Land
“The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday”
Naval Special Warfare is characterized by the use of small units with the unique ability to conduct military actions that are beyond the capability of conventional military forces. SEALs are superbly trained in all environments and are the masters of maritime Special Operations. SEALs are required to utilize a combination of specialized training, equipment, and tactics in completion of Special Operation missions worldwide.
A Day in the Life
SEALs are responsible for the training, preparation, and execution of special operations in maritime, urban, desert, jungle, arctic, and mountain environments. SEALs are experts in:
Special Operations Tactics
Small Unit Weapons, Tactics, and Strategic Problem Solving
Tactical Communication/ Air Control Guidance
Small Boat Maritime Operations
Fast Roping/ Rappelling
Demolitions/ Explosive Breaching
Combat Trauma Care
Candidates should be in excellent physical condition and motivated to withstand the rigorous physiological demands imposed by the maritime environment. The ability to swim and withstand fatigue is a major factor in successful completion of training.
Becoming a Seal
While the highest standards of personal conduct, reliability, and judgement are required of all members of the Naval service, it is especially important that members assigned to duty involving the performance and supervision of NSW operations are mature, motivated, self-assured, willing to follow orders and be able to work under stressful and hazardous conditions.