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"Fire Fight": Painting, oil on Masonite, by R. G. Smith, 1968 - "Fire Fight": Painting, oil on Masonite, by R. G. Smith, 1968

From the “Silent Ones” of Vietnam to Today’s SWCC

From the “Silent Ones” of Vietnam to Today’s SWCC

Over the past six decades, Special Warfare Combat Crewmen (SWCC) have evolved into a sophisticated force. Their expertise spans operational tactics, logistical support, and administrative governance, managing NSW's fleet of agile small craft with precision and adaptability.

NSWC Launches Suicide Prevention Training for NSW Spouses - Partners of West Coast based NSW Sailors attend the first suicide prevention training for spouses at Silver Strand Training Complex. Jeanne Lagorio, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Force Suicide Prevention Coordinator, leads the training to raise awareness about suicides within the community and provide support to the spouses. The training aims to break down the stigma associated with seeking help for mental health issues. Naval Special Warfare is the nation elite's maritime special operations force, uniquely positioned to extend the Fleet's reach and gain and maintain access for the Joint Force in competition and conflict. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Destiny Cheek)

NSWC Launches Suicide Prevention Training for NSW Spouses

NSWC Launches Suicide Prevention Training for NSW Spouses

Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) hosted its first suicide prevention training for spouses of west-coast based Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors, at the Silver Strand Training Complex, Sept. 14.

Naval Special Warfare Center Welcomes New Command Master Chief; First SWCC To Hold Position

Naval Special Warfare Center (NSWCEN) welcomed CMDCM (SWCC) Joaquin Martinez as its newest command master chief, June 29.

230512-N-N0900-1001 - Retired SEAL Mr. Rick Knepper, Capt. Keith Marinics and Command Master Chief Deryck Dickerson, posthumously receive the Xavier University’s Charles P. Gallagher Leadership Medallion on behalf of Capt. Phil Bucklew for his outstanding vocational and societal contributions, May 12, 2023. Bucklew is an Xavier alumnus and is known as the “father” of Naval Special Warfare.

Father of Naval Special Warfare Posthumously Awarded the Charles P. Gallagher Leadership Medallion

Father of Naval Special Warfare Posthumously Awarded the Charles P. Gallagher Leadership Medallion

Capt. Phil Bucklew, known as the “father” of Naval Special Warfare (NSW) and a Xavier University alumnus, was posthumously awarded the Charles P. Gallagher Leadership Medallion by the university, May 12.

230415-N-HU588-1037 - CORONADO, Calif. (April 15, 2023) Force Master Chief Walter S. Dittmar, Naval Special Warfare Command, gives a speech at the 37th annual Salute to the Military Ball. The ball, held by the Coronado Chamber of Commerce, joins military and civilian communities to celebrate and honor local service members who dedicate much of their lives to the country and the community. Naval Special Warfare is the nation's elite maritime special operations force, uniquely positioned to extend the Fleet's reach and gain and maintain access for the Joint Force in competition and conflict. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sean Weir)

FORCM Remarks: Coronado Salute to the Military Ball

FORCM Remarks: Coronado Salute to the Military Ball

Below is a transcript of Naval Special Warfare Command Force Master Chief, Walter Dittmar, remarks during the 37th annual Salute to the Military Ball, April 15 where the City’s military and civilian communities came together to celebrate and honor the local service members who dedicate much of their lives to country and the community.

230406-N-EZ002-1009 - Village Elementary School students raise their hands to ask Naval Special Warfare (NSW) operators questions during a community relations event. Naval Special Warfare is the nation's elite maritime special operations force, uniquely positioned to extend the Fleet's reach and gain and maintain access for the Joint Force in competition and conflict.

Naval Special Warfare Operators Demonstrate Safety, Teamwork, Fitness to 100 Elementary Students

Naval Special Warfare Operators Demonstrate Safety, Teamwork, Fitness to 100 Elementary Students

Naval Special Warfare (NSW) operators volunteered for a community relations (COMREL) event for Village Elementary School students at Coronado High School, Wednesday.

A combatant craft assault craft assigned to Special Boat Team twenty steams alongside the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) in the Mediterranean Sea, May 26. - MEDITERRANIEAN SEA (May 26, 2021) A combatant craft assault craft (CCA) assigned to Special Boat Team twenty steams alongside the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) in the Mediterranean Sea, May 26, 2021. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interest and security in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Coffer)

First in History: Special Boat Team 20 Receives Inaugural Battle “E”

First in History: Special Boat Team 20 Receives Inaugural Battle “E”

Special Boat Team 20 (SBT-20) received the 2022 Naval Special Warfare Battle Efficiency Program Award in a message released Jan. 23, 2023.

U.S. Navy Adm. Lisa Franchetti, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, speaks with U.S. Navy Capt. Brian Drechsler, commodore of Naval Special Warfare Center (NSWCEN), during a tour of its facilities, Jan 31, 2023. NSWCEN provides initial assessment and selection and subsequent advanced training to the Sailors who make up the Navy's SEAL and Special Boat communities. These communities support the NSW mission, providing maritime special operations forces to conduct full spectrum operators, unilaterally or with partners, to support national objectives. - 230131-N-TL141-1092 CORONADO (Jan. 31, 2023) – U.S. Navy Adm. Lisa Franchetti, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, speaks with U.S. Navy Capt. Brian Drechsler, commodore of Naval Special Warfare Center (NSWCEN), during a tour of its facilities, Jan 31, 2023. NSWCEN provides initial assessment and selection and subsequent advanced training to the Sailors who make up the Navy's SEAL and Special Boat communities. These communities support the NSW mission, providing maritime special operations forces to conduct full spectrum operators, unilaterally or with partners, to support national objectives. For more information on the NSW assessment, selection and training pathway, visit https://www.sealswcc.com/. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan Lavin)

Vice Chief of Naval Operations visits Naval Special Warfare Center

Vice Chief of Naval Operations visits Naval Special Warfare Center

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti visited Sailors at the Naval Special Warfare Center Jan. 31.

221215-N-XW558-1001 - SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 15, 2022) Special warfare combatant-craft crewmen in a special operations craft riverine, front, and two combatant crafts assault, middle, and two combatant crafts medium transit Apra Harbor to refine tactics that integrate Naval Special Warfare with fleet operations. Naval Special Warfare is the nation’s premiere maritime special operations force and is uniquely positioned to extend the Fleet’s reach and deliver all-domain options for naval and joint force commanders.

SWCC Crewmen Transit Apra Harbor

SWCC Crewmen Transit Apra Harbor

Special warfare combatant-craft crewmen transit Apra Harbor in a combatant craft medium to refine tactics that integrate Naval Special Warfare with fleet operations.

200504-N-QC706-0007.jpg - 200504-N-QC706-0007 CORONADO, Calif. (May 4, 2020) SEAL candidates do push-ups on the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) grinder during training at Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Center in Coronado, Calif., May 4, 2020. NSW Center restarted paused portions of its SEAL and Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman (SWCC) selection-and-assessment training following careful planning that included implementing COVID-19 mitigation efforts based on CDC recommendations and Department of Defense medical guidance. The health, safety and well-being of students remains NSW Center’s top priority. Any student showing signs of illness will be removed from training and evaluated by medical professionals before returning to training. NSW Center provides initial and advanced training to the Sailors who make up the Navy’s SEAL and Special Boat Teams. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anthony Walker/Released)

Naval Special Warfare Center Resumes Portions of Paused SEAL and SWCC Training

Naval Special Warfare Center Resumes Portions of Paused SEAL and SWCC Training

Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Center resumed two paused phases of its SEAL and Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman (SWCC) selection-and-assessment training, May 4.

 


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