Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

Ellis Henican, Rorke Denver


Rorke Denver trains the lads who develop into military SEALs—the so much artistic challenge solvers at the glossy battlefield, excellent warriors for the types of wars the USA is battling now. together with his years of action-packed project event and a most sensible education function, Lieutenant Commander Denver knows precisely how tomorrow's infantrymen are recruited, sculpted, influenced, and deployed.

Now, Denver takes you inside of his own tale and the interesting, not easy SEAL education software he now oversees. He recounts his adventure evolving from a tender SEAL hopeful pushing his approach via Hell Week, right into a warrior accomplishing harmful stealth missions around the globe, and eventually right into a lieutenant commander directing the indoctrination, requalification courses, and the "Hero or Zero" missions his SEALs undertake.

From his personal SEAL education and missions abroad, Denver information how the SEALs' artistic operations grew to become entrance and middle in America's battle on Terror—and how they're changing war in all places. In fourteen years as a SEAL officer, Rorke Denver tangled with drug lords in Latin the US, stood as much as violent mobs in Liberia, and battled terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan. major 2 hundred commando missions, he earned the Bronze superstar with V for valor. He has additionally served as flag aide to the admiral responsible and spent the previous 4 years as government officer of the army certain battle Center's complicated education Command in Coronado, California, directing all levels of the fundamental and complicated education that arrange males for conflict in SEAL groups. He lately starred within the movie Act of Valor. he's married and has daughters.

Ellis Henican is a columnist at Newsday and an on-air commentator on the Fox information Channel. He has written fresh manhattan instances bestsellers, domestic staff with New Orleans Saints trainer Sean Payton and within the Blink of a watch with NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.

With the entire SEALs' contemporary successes, we now have been getting a degree of acclaim we're no longer used to. yet anything vital has been lacking during this hot burst of publicity... Correcting that's my challenge here.

My personal SEAL dream was once introduced through a e-book. My wish is this one teaches classes that pass a ways past the battlefield, inspiring a clean iteration of warriors to hold on that dream.

—Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver

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