By Ellis Henican, Rorke Denver
Rorke Denver trains the boys who turn into army SEALs—the such a lot inventive challenge solvers at the sleek battlefield, perfect warriors for the categories of wars the US is combating now. along with his years of action-packed venture adventure and a most sensible education function, Lieutenant Commander Denver is familiar with precisely how tomorrow's infantrymen are recruited, sculpted, inspired, and deployed.
Now, Denver takes you inside of his own tale and the interesting, tough SEAL education software he now oversees. He recounts his adventure evolving from a tender SEAL hopeful pushing his method via Hell Week, right into a warrior accomplishing risky 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 out of the country, Denver info how the SEALs' artistic operations turned entrance and heart in America's warfare on Terror—and how they're changing war in every single place. In fourteen years as a SEAL officer, Rorke Denver tangled with drug lords in Latin the USA, stood as much as violent mobs in Liberia, and battled terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan. major two hundred commando missions, he earned the Bronze megastar with V for valor. He has additionally served as flag aide to the admiral dependable and spent the earlier 4 years as government officer of the military specific struggle Center's complex education Command in Coronado, California, directing all stages of the elemental and complicated education that arrange males for battle 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 big apple occasions bestsellers, domestic staff with New Orleans Saints trainer Sean Payton and within the Blink of a watch with NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.
With all of the SEALs' contemporary successes, now we have been getting a degree of acclaim we're no longer used to. yet anything very important has been lacking during this hot burst of publicity... Correcting that's my undertaking here.
My personal SEAL dream was once introduced by means of a booklet. My desire is this one teaches classes that pass some distance past the battlefield, inspiring a clean new release of warriors to hold on that dream.
—Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver