Who makes the command for the Navy SEALS to go after the pirates?

Answer The President of the United States is the Commander-in-Chief for every branch of the United States Military. As such, the president has the authority to issue commands to the Navy SEALS in times of... Read More »

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Where were the navy seals when they became navy SEALS?

Before, then U.S. Navy Seals, were who they are, they were classified UDT - or - Underwater Demolition Team. I don't know when they officially became Seals. JFK authorized the formation of the SEALS.

When referring to the navy what does the term command mean example What is your command in the navy?

In most military branches, a command is simply a unit which you are in charge of. For a ship's captain, his vessel would be his command.

Do you have to serve time in the US Navy to then become a member of the Navy SEALs?

No. By passing a pre-physical screening, you can begin the 36-week course to become a SEAL.

Can you join the navy SEALS without serving in the navy?

The only way to serve on a SEAL team without being in the Navy is by joining the Air Force, becoming a Combat Controller. After that, the Air Force will put you on a special operations team that ne... Read More »