Archived. Was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor absolutely does not list “all Purple Hearts since World War 1.” The site explicitly says, “if you did not receive a search result for the person you entered, this likely means that the person has not been enrolled in the Roll of Honor. He’s a busy guy, so reluctantly (but not surprisingly) turned it down. Would like someone to verify someone for me please. (RECORD GROUP 24) 1798-1991 (bulk 1798-1956) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents 24.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY 24.2 GENERAL RECORDS OF THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL AND ITS PREDECESSORS 1801-1966 24.2.1 Correspondence 24.2.2 Logs 24.2.3 Muster rolls 24.2.4 Records of units attached to the Bureau of Navigation 24.2.5 Other records 24.3 RECORDS … Sure, if he says he was in Class 2 Zero Bravo or Class 899 (which will graduate in about 200 years), then you know he’s likely a phony. Also, the helmets have changed colors as did the phases. Anyone, and I mean ANYONE, that has been through the O-course as many times as a trainee has will know the names of EVERY obstacle on the course. Jesse graduated with BUD/S class 58 in December 1970, about a year after Stony and Kinnard churched those VC in the Nam Can Forest. It’s a dive rig that ALL SEALs use as part of their dive training, as well as real-world operations. Think about that. And I never paid attention to the name of BUD/S. Anyone who graduated from BUD/S, regardless of whether or not they were / are foreign enrolees, will be listed in the database. I feel like it’s better to have the info out there and take the chance vs. keeping it under wraps. Eric Greitens – Chairman and CEO of The Mission Continues, Rhodes Scholar, Public Speaker, and Senior Fellow at the University of Missouri's Truman School of Public Affairs. All SEALs, regardless of what branch they may have previously served in, go through BUD/S. Tires 14. Everything below was thoroughly researched and checked for accuracy. R.I.P. Very informative. It should be easy to trip up a phony SEAL by asking them to name any of the obstacles on the O-Course. I could never embarrass myself or the Teams by trying to say i was a SEAL. (Source), 2. BUD/S Class 42. He’s got a ton of great videos on Youtube for any aspiring SEALs. This is somewhat related to the question above. First he told me he was a Navy SEAL, graduated class 217 and served on Team 5. See our advertising policy here. Cargo Net There is just one thing wrong with this format or tool of verification. Sorry for the late reply! Hey Kurt, Here are 11 steps / questions to help you get the right answer. Number One was “I was a Navy SEAL.”[/pullquote_right]There are only about 7,000 former (i.e. As Don Shipley has pointed out in some of his videos, there is no such thing as “classified records”. Anyone from BUD/S class 217 know a guy named Tettleton? I was going over these comments while recently updating this page, and curiosity got the best of me….So I decided to verify if “Robert Ray Alexander” was ever a Navy SEAL with Don Shipley (I’m a member of his site). He served at SEAL Team ONE, Sniper. BUD/S Class 192. The color of the helmet is different for each phase: If the guy you’re talking to can’t answer a simple question like “what color was your 2nd phase helmet?”, then he likely wasn’t a SEAL. You’re chances of meeting a real life (living) Navy SEAL are about 1 in 3 million. 7. BUD/S Class 76. “I was a Marine and they transferred me to the SEALs”. 18. 9. Graduate of the US Naval Academy (Class of 1974). In the email, he stated that he served with SEAL Team 9. non-serving) Navy SEALs scattered among our nation’s population of 313+MILLION. Al Clark – Assisted fellow Navy SEAL Erik Prince in founding the private security firm Xe. For the members of class 215, today marks the end of 25 weeks of intense, “from the sea” training. The only Robert Alexander that served in the Navy is a Robert Dean Alexander, who was awarded the purple heart for his actions in World War 2. As of January 2020, there have been a total of 336 SEAL classes that have completed BUD/S training. When I went to your class I wasn’t sure what to expect. One technique I’ve seen Shipley use is to ask the phony if he could guide him to the bell from the front entrance of the BUD/S compound. BUD/S is an unclassified school, no more classified that attending cooking school in the Navy. Roy Boehm – WWII veteran of Coral Sea, Bouganville, Truk, Green Island, Emeru, Saipan, Tinian and Guam. So the obstacle course, or O-course, is a 20 obstacle course that all first phase trainees have to complete in 12 minutes or less. One other thing to note is that occasionally the instructors will bring the bell with the class throughout their training day. We were told that we were the 2nd class to get Airborne and guerrilla warfare training, which added the air and land to the sea (frogman) qualification. I’ve contacted Mr Shipley regarding my ex and received an email back stating that he was NOT a SEAL as he has always claimed. Sorry for the late reply. Thank you, Hey Wendy, Slide For Life BUD/S Class 93. Click HERE; 90 Day Layaway on used guns available to Team Buds members only. Christopher Beck - Former DevGru member. If you’re looking to find out 100% if someone was a SEAL or not, Don Shipley is your guy. Theodore Roosevelt IV – Vietnam-era UDT and great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, BUD/s class 36. SEALs aren’t stationed on ships. All of the odd numbered Teams (1, 3, 5, and 7) are based in Coronado, CA. I realize this may have been asked already but im just really curious. Roy Boehm – WWII veteran of Coral Sea, Bougainville, Truk, Green Island, Emeru, Saipan, Tinian and … 6. Click Here to learn more about our organization. You’ll bump into a guy who claims he was a former SEAL at a bar, gathering of friends, etc. The same goes for a commanding officer, guys he might have served on a SEAL Team with, etc. Go get em Don. 20. Craig Sawyer aka "Sawman," grew up near Houston, TX and got his tactical start in the U.S. Marine Corps. Doesn’t talk much about it. It costs only $20, and he will also issue you a verification letter that states whether or not the person was ever a SEAL. 10. He is a rather portly rotund guy. I'd be really interested in hearing what became of the graduates of class 234 featured on the discovery channel. Neil C. Roberts – First Navy SEAL killed during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002. BUD/S Class 188. Remember the part where Casey Ryback (Steven Seagal) punches Commander Krill (Gary Busey) after he spits in his soup? Not sure when or why that changed, but I do remember a bunch of people getting the callous torn on that one because of being wet for so long and the skin was soft. BUD/S Class 233. SEAL Team SIX was commanded by Cmdr. Where is the bell at the BUD/S training center anyway?”. Each week he (and sometimes his wife Diane) call up phony Navy SEALs and confront them about their claims. 2: the obstacle between the rope swing and the incline wall used to be monkey bars. However, in 2017 Shipley actually moved off of youtube to his own site, videos.extremesealexperience.com. “I refused to kill women and children, so they booted me out of the SEALS”, “I was sent behind enemy lines to terminate a rogue special forces soldier bent on vigilante justice”. Dick Couch – Author of several books on the Navy SEALs including, Roger Crossland – BUD/S Class 58, SEAL Team 1, UDT 12; entitled to wear the Presidential Unit Commendation ribbon for service in Vietnam; started and commanded Naval Reserve SEAL Team 2; recruited to the SEAL's by Richard Marcinko; a Naval War College graduate who has written internationally on the subject of maritime unconventional warfare including the U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings and the New York Times; author of. All SEALs pay serious attention to detail, and would be very difficult to imagine one making a spelling error such as that. Base classes are classes available to all human units, including story characters and units hired through the Guild in any city. Incline Wall They were in the Army or Marines and didn’t have to go through BUD/S training. Former pro wrestler, governor of Minnesota. Again, great article. LTJG Bremer, from September 1970 to March 1971, I had the privilege of being the OIC of Boat Support Unit One’s Mobile Support Team Two, Detachment Golf.We provided boat support to U.S. Navy SEALs and South Vietnamese Navy SEALs (LDNNs) operating in and around Dung Island from the Long Phu Intermediate Base near where the Bassac River meets the South China Sea in the Mekong Delta of … 1: the second obstacle on the O course used to be a “stump jump” (10″ diameter logs sticking up out of the sand between 2′ to 4′ in the air. Kirk Lee Hill, 46, of Byron died Sunday July 10, 2011 in Byron. Appointed by the President as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict In April 2011. Well, as it turns out, no….he wasn’t. But you gave me the mental drive to follow my dream. Chris Kyle - Deadliest Marksman in American Military History. … “Yeah, I was a SEAL. He’ll start dropping the SEAL bomb, and if you ask him what Team he was assigned to, he may say something like “I was over at Team 2 in San Diego”. I was part of a 3 man boat crew for SEAFOX, one of the many different spec war boats within the boat units (now called boat teams). It’s such a treacherous course that even active-duty SEALs sometimes use it as part of their deployment workups. And for anyone else doubting if Craig is a real SEAL, I just verified him with Don Shipley. He’s claiming he has a Medal Of Honor, Purple Heart, Navy Cross, and / or a Distinguished Service Cross. Burma Bridge Received Silver Star in Vietnam. Related Article – BUD/S Class 234: Where Are They Now? 6 Best Navy SEAL Documentaries Of All Time, Joining the Military at 30: Here’s How To Do It, Army Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP) Guide, 18 Pros And Cons Of Joining The Coast Guard, 18 Most Famous Navy SEALS (and 3 Controversial Ones), http://www.extremesealexperience.com/Fake-Navy-Seal-Verification. I just want to know if he did attend these trainings and did he become a SEAL also. The attrition is usually in the 80% range. Thanks for that, R. I’m sure the obstacles have changed over the years, as well as many other ‘little’ things. Hooyah Logs Jesse … Class 13 EC. Don Shipley interviews Navy SEAL LCDR Pishdad. BUD/S Class 250. We simply posted this article in the hopes of stymieing a surge of bogus Navy SEAL claims. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded … Detached with them to the Caribbean for a year. He used to years back always write “I received training at Navy SEALs BUD training school…” He would kind of infer that he was a SEAL. Imagine what they can do with the soiled sheets of four legal beds by the same writer and you can see why their tongues are slavering.”—Ernest Hemingway (18991961). Related Article – Navy SEAL Weapons and Gear: 24 Rifles, Handguns, Shotguns, and More. But what do you say if he comes back with a class that might potentially match up? See images of our conversation below: There is a dog trainer in Brooklyn NY named Charles Henderson who always states he was in BUDs in 1987 Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training Class 146 Special Warfare 5. A few weeks ago, my dad and I were in San Diego on a business trip and I decided to give him the dime tour of the Naval Special Warfare facilities in Coronado. 16. Bulls$%t…, 6. Matthew Axelson – Navy Cross recipient, famously kept firing his pistol after being hit by an RPG … 63. Chuck Pfarrer – SEAL Team 4 and SEAL Team SIX operator; screenwriter with credits including. All of the even numbered Teams (2, 4, 8, and 10) are based in Little Creek, VA. SEAL Team 6 (aka DEVGRU) is based in Dam Neck, VA. Don Shipley Navy SEAL BUD/S Interview. After finding out that he definitely is not a SEAL, I confronted him, he now claims that he was injured in BUD/S class … BUD/S Class 45. Previously he served as Senior Advisor to the Secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can learn how to make a FOIA request in this article. All the rest require certain job requirements to be met before they can be unlocked. BUD/S class 234, where are they now? Just info to let you know I have personal knowledge. Food for thought. Did you proudly serve in BUDS CLASS 160? Thanks. Neil C. Roberts – First Navy SEAL killed during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002. Albert Calland – Former commanding officer, SEAL Team One (1992–1995) and Naval Special Warfare Development Group (1997–1999), Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command (2002–2004) and Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. BUD/S training focuses on. A 1-888-Toll-Free number for Team Buds members only. Richard Marcinko, who organized it to be the maritime component to the National Mission Force. I was in class 68 and graduated with class 69, and named Honor graduate. If you suspect someone is lying to you about their service, you need to read this. Featured commentary from the students and instructors is included, as well as video footage of their training. 757.363.7490. email@example.com . He’s legit. Navigate. There are currently 2,450 active-duty Navy SEALs, and roughly 7,000 retired SEALs still alive. It is a lot different to be visiting here Continue Reading Many fake Navy SEALs will claim that their records have been deemed classified, they were burned in the 1973 records center fire (barely any Navy records were touched, btw), or some other B.S. Most phony SEALs won’t even have an idea of what the name of the SEAL Training center is even called. The name "SEALs" represents the environments in which they operate: sea, air and land. It’s essentially a written request in which you describe the information you need, in the format you want it in, in as much detail as possible. Track our progress on our Awards page.”. Richard Marcinko – Served two combat tours in Vietnam before serving as commanding officer of SEAL Team TWO (1974–1976). Richard Machowicz – aka "Mack," former Navy SEAL and founder of Bukido training system and host of Discovery Channel's. Simply enter your email and amazon purchase order … * Members are always first to be notified when an item they are waiting for is back in stock. Just FYI, there are actually also foreign enrollment BUD/S graduates, I don’t think those guys are listed in the database. William M. Shepherd – First Navy SEAL in Space, first American commander of the International Space Station. Right, which is why I said “Not saying with 100% certainty that he isn’t what he says he is, but just thought you should be aware.” On a related note, did you know that the FBI says there are 1,000 Fake Navy SEALs for every real one? Robert Ray Alexander. Dennis Chalker – Retired Navy Master Chief & founding member of SEAL Team SIX and Red Cell. My class 87 went green, red and then blue for 1st, 2nd and 3rd phase. Former member of SEAL team 3. Tires I just can’t see it. Scott Helvenston – Youngest SEAL in history to complete BUD/S; worked as private military contractor in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Rope Swing etc.” which would have been accurate in 1990-1991. I requested to serve there when i left Iceland Navcomm station Keflavik. He completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training (BUD/S), Class 111 in February of 1981 and was assigned […] VIEW DETAIL. On top of that, there are no publicly available records of BUD/S classes by year, or rosters for that matter. Someone sent me an email last week trying to verify if one of his “buddies” was actually a SEAL. In order to graduate, the students had to complete what is known a the toughest training in the United States Military. Larsen Jensen – a former American freestyle swimmer and two-time Olympic medalist. Craig Sawyer aka "Sawman," grew up near Houston, TX and got his tactical start in the U.S. Marine Corps. Yup no problem. That changed when some tard missed a stump and tore his satchel wide open after landing crotch first on one of the taller stumps. One way to prove whether or not someone was a Navy SEAL is to do a FOIA request. If Don said he wasn’t a SEAL, then he wasn’t a SEAL. “My records are only accessible to the POTUS”. SEAL Team 6 doesn’t count, because they’re basically their own thing. Thanks gents. We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. It’s not just any old bell, either. NAVY SEAL TRAINING PROGRAM - NAVY SEAL BUD/S TRAINING Navy SEAL BUDS Training Program. BUD/S Class 95. wow. save. Ever since the raid on UBL’s compound, there has been an epidemic of guys claiming they were Navy SEALs, when in fact they aren’t. BUD/S Class 184. There’s an epidemic of phony SEALs in this country, and the odds are stacked in my favor that my “suggestion” is likely right. Great guys. He attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer, was a Navy SEAL… According to Youtube, it was terminated “due to multiple or severe violations of Youtube’s policy prohibiting content designed to harass, bully or threaten”. LT Jim McGee LT William Salisbury (June 1967- Dec 1967) If a guy claiming to be a SEAL ever mentions that, you know he’s full of it. July 15, 2011 at 11:02 PM. First Navy SEAL to achieve the rank of vice admiral and four-star admiral; the first Navy officer to command U.S. Special Operations Command. Rob V., you need to take a minute and think carefully about what you are doing, here. If the story sounds a little too unbelievable, it likely is. Here’s his site: http://www.extremesealexperience.com/Fake-Navy-Seal-Verification, My Father was a Frogman\ Seal. Contact Us. Rudy Boesch – founding member of SEAL Team 2 in 1962 & Vietnam veteran. Occasionally, you will get a fake that claims he was stationed on the USS Ronald Reagan or USS Enterprise. It’s 2 sets of parallel bars next to each other, where the person running the course has to shuffle across the bars using their arms. Claimed 255 kills with 160 confirmed. Mender and Mercenaryare the only base classes accessible by everyone. A former SEAL himself, Shipley used to run a Youtube channel called “Phony Navy SEAL Of The Week”. Unfortunately, Shipleys Youtube channel was terminated in February of 2019. Where On The BUD/S Compound Is The Bell? Copyright © 2020 www.OperationMilitaryKids.org. Current commander of U.S. Special Operations Command. Erik Prince – Founder, former CEO, and current Chairman of the Board of Xe, formerly known as Blackwater, a private military contractor. 3. Students just starting out in first phase wear white t-shirts. Related Article: 17 Famous Navy SEALs (and 3 Controversial Ones). Don Shipley is one of only a handful of SEALs that have access to the SEAL database, which is a listing of every Navy SEAL and UDT since their inception. Hey Owl, Unlike other SEAL Teams that were trained to work in small teams up to platoon size, SEAL Team SIX was trained to work in larger assault units of 30 to 40 men in coordination with similar-sized units. 2,450 Active Duty SEALs X 1,000 / SEAL = 2,450,000 phony Navy SEALs. Enrollment is voluntary as there is no comprehensive list of Purple Heart recipients…”, Similarly, the Hall of Valor project explicitly says, “We are in the midst of a multi-year effort to identify recipients of Silver Star and below. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. So how exactly do you check to see if someone was a Navy SEAL? he actually said id not find him on paper as there are multiple “bounties on his head” yet he seems to know every detail of SEAL life. Barbed Wire Thanks for publishing. I had the privilege to be stationed with and work alongside Navy SEALS back in the early to mid 80s. He was born April 24, 1965 in Monterey, CA the son of John & Patricia Kasper Hill. I was stationed on the USS Enterprise”. Our photo shares part of a wall within the UDT-SEAL Museum and can be seen in the book by Graduate of the US Naval Academy (Class of 1993). It’s gotten so bad that some estimates put it at 1,000 phony SEALs for every 1 real SEAL. First commanding officer of SEAL Team Two (1962), considered godfather of all SEALs. Just email him back and tell him you’d like a letter of verification. At the end of our tour we noticed a brand new BUD/S class carrying their IBS' (Inflatable Boat, Small) out to the beach for some night IBS surf passage. Advertiser Disclosure: This site may be compensated through the advertiser affiliate program (at no cost to you). 53 or 54 was a SEAL as he told me? (see stolen valor). Note: The author of this post was never a Navy SEAL, and doesn’t claim to be. The SEAL training pipeline is one of the most demanding in the world of special forces. All Rights Reserved. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. Membership to his site also includes free and unlimited SEAL verification. I’ve actually spoken to him about writing for the site. For these awards, absence of a name should not be considered evidence that an individual did not receive an award. 14 comments. There are currently 8 SEAL Teams in the Navy. Class 29 EC. i can’t imagine those who try to convince folks that they were one. BUD/S Class 117. While the missions SEALs do can (and often are) be classified, the fact that someone was ever a Navy SEAL and/or attended BUD/S does not mean that their information isn’t publicly available. Michael A. Monsoor – Posthumous Medal of Honor recipient for jumping on an enemy hand grenade during a firefight in Iraq to save fellow Navy SEALs. BUD/S Class 82. Are there other resources where I can check his claims without spending money other than the FOIA? Unless you were a SEAL yourself, there’s no way you’re going to know whether or not the answer is B.S. The next time you come across someone claiming to be a SEAL, use some of the tips on this page to confirm your suspicions. SEAL Team Det Golf. One way to trip up a potential SEAL impostor is to ask him where on the BUD/S compound is the bell. However, there is NO such thing as a “SEAL Team 9”. Yeah, I thought of that when I was writing the article, and it crossed my mind again just the other day. Joseph Maguire – Former commanding officer, SEAL Team 2 and commanding officer at Naval Special Warfare Center. BUD/S Class 234 was a documentary produced and aired in 2000 by the Discovery Channel. Per-Erik Tornblom, USNavy SEAL, Class 19 E.C. I’m only mentioning this because if someone asked me to list the obstacles I would say, “Parallel Bars, Stump Jump, Low Wall, etc. Hey Delana, Balance Logs I was in that same Class. One of Shipleys favorite lines when he’s questioning the clowns claiming to be SEALs is: “Have you ever shot a Draeger?”. The Naval Special Warfare Center, also known as the Phil H. Bucklew center after the “father of US Naval Special Warfare”. [pullquote_right]The “Top Ten” pick up lines bartenders heard used on women? All BUD/S students wear helmets throughout their training. If you take nothing else away from this article, when in doubt, contact him. Theodore Roosevelt IV – Vietnam-era UDT and great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, BUD/s class 36. Currently hosts Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura. BUD/S Class 237. Is there a place I could go to see how many Frogmen that my Father knows are still alive? “Did you ever think about ringing the bell? Rob V. Great article. Required fields are marked *. He now just lists the above listed Navy Search and Rescue training and BUDs as experience. BUD/S Class 188. 4. I’m ill and unemployed, so I can’t really afford it, but I’m also sick of him using his claims to receive accolades and perks from people with stars in their eyes when he boasts about it. Senator from Nebraska (1989–2001); and president of The New School since 2001. BUD/S Class 237. Spider Wall Cade Courtley – Actor, contestant on the reality series. 15. They get to and from areas of operations / conduct training operations from ships, but they are NOT stationed on them. At some point phase 2 and 3 got switched to put diving as 2nd phase, hence the blue. America's # 1 Online Retailer of Firearms, Ammunition and Accessories. There really isn’t anything else you need to do or check otherwise. Navy SEAL Ranks And Pay: How Much Do SEALS Make Anyway? Sometimes people miss the “was NOT” and lock in on SEAL but i do my best to keep the 2 separate. BUD/S Class 236 pictured shortly after graduation on November, 2001. Additionally, there’s no way the phonies are going to pull a fast one on Don Shipley. Something seemed off about that, so I did a little digging and realized, there’s actually no such thing as a “SEAL Team 9”. This is a common way people think they can trip up a fraudulent seal claim. Anybody have any info on how theyre careers went or are going? “I was so good, I didn’t need to go to BUD/S”, They didn’t have to go through BUD/S to become a SEAL. No such thing. After retiring Beck came out as a transgender woman in 2013, changed her name to Kristin and authored Warrior Princess. It was veteran's day and I was at my local speakeasy having a couple beers with an army Nam vet. This is one I had actually never heard of until now. Vaults. 19. I despise these fake SEALS. If he claims anything other than it being a dive rig, you know he’s an impostor. They will be able to tell you what branch of the military the individual signed up for, the date he entered and left, and what exactly he did while serving. BUD/S class 114 was a "no bell" class, meaning th at no class members quit during the fabled Hell Week portion of training, something only a handful of classes has been able to do. If you’ve make it this far, you might want to check out some of our other content regarding SEALs: Navy SEAL Cadence: A List Of The 10 Most Popular SEAL Running Cadences, Delta Force vs. Navy SEALs: Differences In Training, Selection, and More, https://www.draeger.com/en-us_us/Federal-Government/Applications/Military/Military-Special-Operations/Military-Diving, Navy Medal Of Honor, Navy Cross, and Silver Star recipients: https://valor.defense.gov/. Once they pass Hell Week, they are given brown T-Shirts. Immediately walking in to the grinder, you make a right and will see the bell right in front of the first phase office. Michael D. Lumpkin – BUD/S Class 162, retired Navy SEAL Commander. Yeah I think all you need to do is ask him to send you one and he will. While modern SEALS can fulfill nearly a dozen types of sea, air, and land missions, the task assigned to the "father" of the force in World War II was much more focused: "Get rid of those obstacles" on enemy-held beaches. The Phonies can look at it too. As Shipley has pointed out in several of his videos, these guys conjure up stories from movies. James F. Cahill – first person to scuba dive in New England waters, founder of first retail scuba diving chain, one of the first UDT members. He is a shameless self promoter, exaggerator and at times outright liar about certain claims. Anyway the frog was placed on top of the hill over looking BUD/S camp at San Clemente Island. Related Article – Navy SEAL Ranks And Pay: How Much Do SEALS Make Anyway? • Kristin Beck – Former DEVGRU member. In BUD/S, there is a bell. William H. 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