The Warrior Elite by Dick Couch
The Forging of Seal Class 228

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With a postscript describing SEAL efforts in Afghanistan, The Warrior Elite takes you into the toughest, longest, and most relentless military
training in the world.

What does it take to become a Navy SEAL? What makes talented, intelligent young men volunteer for physical punishment, cold water, and days without sleep? In The Warrior Elite, former Navy SEAL Dick Couch documents the process that transforms young men into warriors. SEAL training is the distillation of the human spirit, a tradition-bound ordeal that seeks to find men with character, courage, and the burning desire to win at all costs, men who would rather die than quit.

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About Dick Couch

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Dick Couch is the author of numerous books and articles on military special operations. He serves as a consultant and keynote speaker on issues of tactical ethics and moral battlefield conduct. He lives in Ketchum, Idaho.
Published February 19, 2009 by Three Rivers Press. 386 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War, Professional & Technical, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Novelist Couch (Silent Point, 1993, etc.), an alumnus of BUD/S Class 45 and SEAL Platoon Commander in Vietnam, clearly brings the necessary fervor to this subject, as he understands why SEAL training is so severe, producing enormous attrition among the officers and enlisted men who attempt BUD/S ...

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