Friday, January 27, 2012

The Navy SEALs Turn 50: Elite Frogmen Muster In Virginia To Celebrate

Kate Wiltrout at the Virginian-Pilot reports on the muster of U.S. Navy frogmen in Virginia to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Navy SEALs.

You can read the story via the below link:

I've covered the Navy SEALs for a good number of years and below are two of my Counterterrorism magazine pieces on the Navy's Special Operations warriors.

The first piece offers a Q&A with Dick Couch, a retired Navy SEAL who served in the Vietnam War and wrote an interesting book on the SEALs in the Iraq War.

You can read the interview via the below links:

My second linked magazine piece offers a history of how the SEALs developed from the World War II Navy UDT frogmen. 

You can read the piece via the below links:

The above U.S. Navy photo was taken by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Meranda Keller.

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