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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NAVY SEALs’

Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ Gets Earlier Release Date, Will Vie For Oscar

Actor-director Clint Eastwood will be among the Oscar hopefuls this season as Warner Bros. announced that the film American Sniper will have a select run beginning Christmas Day and will continue to roll out nationwide on January 16, 2015. American Sniper, based on the autobiography by real-life former Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is directed by Eastwood. It stars Bradley Cooper …

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Navy SEALs Recruit Heavily From Seven Sports

Former athletes and the Navy SEALs. To succeed in both the athletic arena and as a SEAL requires toughness—both physical and mental—as well as strength and endurance. In the past few years, the Navy has identified which athletes are most likely to survive the highly rigorous and intense SEAL training program, and the answers might surprise you. The Navy SEALs …

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SEALFIT Training: Too Extreme For Mainstream?

“We look at training as being as important to our life as eating and sleeping.” Mark Divine is speaking of the mental dedication typical of US Navy Seals when it comes to their intense fitness regimen. To say they take it seriously is an understatement. Divine is himself a retired Navy SEAL commander. He currently works as a fitness trainer. …

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US Navy SEALs Take Over Rogue Libyan Oil Tanker

United States Special Forces took over an oil-filled commercial tanker that left a rebel-controlled Libyan port. The raid was intended to foil the rebels’ plans to sell petroleum on the global market. The raid took place on Sunday night in the Mediterranean Sea southeast of Cyprus. The SEALs successfully carried out the operation without firing any shots or injuring any …

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Maersk Alabama: Two Found Dead On Ship

Two men were found dead on the Maersk Alabama, the same ship that Somali pirates attempted to hijack in 2009, which was also the basis for the 2013 film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks. The two men, both 44 years old, were American security officers and former Navy SEALs. They worked for the Virginia-based maritime services firm Trident Group. Tom …

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Lone Survivor Leading The Box Office

Lone Survivor has set the record for the second-biggest opening ever in the month of January by bringing in $37.8 million. That number is expected to grow to $100 million over the next few weeks. The Navy SEAL action-packed film starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster was released nationwide on Friday. The movie, directed by Peter …

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48 Bombs Found After Man Is Pulled Over In Ohio

Ohio police say they are investigating a man who was pulled over on New Year’s Day after a cache of weapons–including 48 bombs–was found in his car. 43-year old Andrew Scott Boguslawski–a National Guardsman–was arrested after being pulled over for speeding when the officer noticed the handle of a handgun hidden between his legs. A subsequent search of the car …

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Mark Wahlberg Expresses Gratitude for His Family

It was through a discussion with the man Mark Wahlberg portrays in his latest movie Lone Survivor that the actor realized how grateful he was to have his wife Rhea and his four children with him on set. Wahlberg plays real-life Hospital Corpsman First Class Marcus Luttrell in the film that recounts the failed 2005 Navy SEALs mission “Operation Red …

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Mark Wahlberg Stars In Peter Berg’s “Lone Survivor” – Trailer

With today being Veteran’s Day, what a perfect day to check out the trailer for the upcoming real-life military thriller “Lone Survivor”. Based on the best-selling memoir by Marcus Luttrell, the film tells the true story of the 2005 “Operation Red Wings“, which saw Navy SEALs caught off-guard when a simple reconnaissance mission quickly became a fight for their lives …

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Navy SEALs Somalia Assault Raises Strategic Questions

Yesterday, Navy SEAL Team Six raided an al-Shabaab HQ in Barawe, Somalia. Although none of the SEALs were killed in the assault, a series of conflicting reports about the raid’s target were released, some of which claiming the individual was captured while others were claiming he died in the firefight. The raid was aborted as a failure. Despite conflicting reports, …

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Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox

A Navy SEAL was killed and seven other soldiers have been injured in a training accident that occurred this week in Fort Knox, Kentucky. According to a Louisville Courier-Journal report, 23-year-old Navy SEAL Jonathan Kaloust died Wednesday after his Humvee flipped during training exercises. Seven other soldiers who were injured in the incident have been treated for minor injuries and …

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SEALReady App Lets You Test Your Meddle

(image) This image is courtesy of the United States Navy SEALs Have you ever wanted to see if you could make the grade and join the world famous Navy SEALS? Well now there is an app for that. A former Navy diver named Marty Costello came up with the idea to write an app for the iPhone that features a …

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