VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (July 7, 2020) An East coast-based Navy SEAL conducts a military freefall jump from a C-2 Greyhound from the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 during training above Chesapeake Bay. Naval Special Warfare Command is committed to its Sailors and the deliberate assessment and development of their tactical excellence, ethics, and leadership as the nation’s premiere maritime special operations force supporting the National Defense Strategy. It is the maritime component of United States Special Operation Command, and its mission is to provide maritime special operations forces to conduct full-spectrum operations, unilaterally or with partners, to support national objectives. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Scott Fenaroli)
Navy SEALs command psychologist, Eric Potterat, PhD., listed four key mental techniques taught to SEAL candidates.  […]
Creating flashcards in the right way makes studying much easier
Flashcards, as I’m sure you know, are a really powerful way to review. They are the […]
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Get the Most from Your Mind
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