SEAL Commandment

Discussion in 'Life After the Academy' started by cooper1234, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. cooper1234

    cooper1234 Member

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    From what I have read, you are basically done doing active ops once you are around a Lt. Commander. Is this true?

    It won't affect my decision to want to be a SEAL, because if I do get the NROTC scholarship or go o USNA, I plan on serving for 20+ years anyway.

    Is it like, ridiculously rare for a SEAL to reach Rear Admiral LH?

    My dream as a SEAL is to not only execute the ops, but to plan them out, and basically be in charge of operations.

    But anyways, I guess my real question is, what is the highest common rank seals usually reach in a 25 year span?
     
  2. scoutpilot

    scoutpilot Member

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    Not necessarily. We did several joint ops with the SEALs and several Lt CDRs were involved.
     
  3. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    From what I've heard from a few SEALs, that Lt. Cmdr. period will be there first true "staff" period as well. Doesn't totally rule out operations, but the admin side of things are certainly less attractive.
     
  4. pjnavy82

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    very impressive service record, but 'highest common rank seals usually reach in a 25 year span', probably not.

    cooper1234 could be the next though, RADM Cooper, service record includes NSW (SEALS) and tours in ...:thumb:
     
  7. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    The USSOCOM Commander was (or is it still is) Adm. Olsen, a 4-star SEAL.
     

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