Asked in US Navy
Can people get in navy if they cant swim?
You can enlist in the navy without knowing how to swim, but the Navy will teach you before you leave basic training. You can Enlist without knowing how. But, Once you get into Basic Training The Navy Will teach you to Swim. The Instructers are SEALS, and SEAL Divers. ...
How old do I have to be to begin basic training for the Navy?
You have to be at least 18 years of age to begin basic training with the Navy, you also have to be at least 18 years of age to enlist into the Navy. ...
Asked in US Navy, Navy SEALs
Are people in basic training for the navy allowed to send letters?
Recruits in BT are usually ordered to communicate with their families by mail; the Navy doesn't want families to be worried about their loved ones. ...
Asked in US Navy
How old does one have to be before enlisting in navy training?
In order to begin Navy basic training, you need to be at least 18 years old. You have to be at least 18 to enlist in the Navy. This is true for all branches of the military. ...
Asked in US Military Boot Camp
Is swimming part of Army basic training?
Being that the US Army is a land based combat element there is no need for swimming in Basic Combat Training, with the Marines they have to go through swim training mainly in part because they are Department of the Navy and they can be stationed on a ship with there counterparts in the Navy. ...
Asked in Navy SEALs
How do you join the Navy SEALs?
There are three major training sections to be a Navy SEAL. First is BUDS a very difficult training course. Next is SQT or SEAL Qualification Training course; learn the basic and advanced skills to work as a team here. Finally there is the SEAL Platoon Training course; receive your team and practice basic training for the "real" thing. After that you and your team are put together and you're all ready to be Navy SEALs. ...
Asked in US Navy, US Marine Corps, Navy SEALs
What does the navy seals training consist of?
Navy SEAL training consists of the BUD/s (basic underwater demolition and SEAL), a physical screening test at the beginning and end of training, 2 weeks of regular training and a week called "Hell week" ...
My question is that do you need a GED to join the navy and if not will the navy help you in basic training?
most of the time lilly you have to have a diploma to join the us navy a ged will get you to the marines or army but not navy or air force or coast guard ...
How long was Navy Basic training in 1966 at San Diego?
We were told that basic training would last 9 weeks. I joined the Navy in June of 1966 and left boot camp in San Diego the end of September 1966. Boot camp actually lasted 13 weeks. ...
What does BUD'S mean in the Navy?
BUD/S is the Navy acronym for Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL training. BUDS, is the first training step for SEAL recruits; though recruits can pass BUDS training, it doesn't mean they'll go on to become SEAL's, as SEAL training follows BUDS. ...
Can someone with Asperger's Syndrome join the Navy?
It's possible, but NOT a good idea. All the branches of the Armed Forces "dish out" SEVERE emotional abuse - especially during basic training, and it's no different in the Navy. MOST aspies are NOT psychologically equipped to handle it. ...
Asked in World War 2, War and Military History
What training did World War 2 US Navy recruits undergo?
Standard Navy boot camp, not much different then it is today. There were a number of training centers, Sampson Naval Training Center and Great Lakes Training Center were two of the biggest. They got basic protocol, military drill, damage control (fire fighting, dewatering, etc.), basic ship board procedures. ...