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The begining In the second World War, the navy realized they needed a team to reconnoiter landing breaches and guide landing forces in so the Naval Combat Demolition Unit was created This was the first unit to specialize in amphibious raids and tactics for the Navy This unit then evolved into an underwater demolition team After President Kennedy made the need for special operations teams, the navy seals were born
Many of the first Navy Seals came from the underwater demolition team They specialized in anything in the air, on land, or at sea Men were trained in hand to hand combat, high altitude parachuting, demolitions and foreign languages. The first two locations they were based out of were Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego, and Base Little Creek in Virginia Beach
Steps of a Navy Seal Seal Basic Indoctrination training at Camp Kerry in Cuyamaca Mountains Enter a platoon and enter platoon training The Seals perform incredibly secret and highly skillful tasks sometimes working closely with the CIA This cooperation is still seen today in Iraq and Afghanistan and most recently in the death of Osama Bin Ladin
What it takes to be a seal The Navy Seal program is so tough there is an 80% dropout rate Seals undergo a year of training before they can be given the title Special Warfare Operator Naval Rating 24 weeks in United States Navy Seal Selection and training 28 week seal qualification program And for medics 26 weeks in Special Operations combat medic course 18 months of professional development/schools and troop unit training before each 6 month deployment