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* The reboot of ''Series/HawaiiFive0'' re-imagines Steve [=McGarrett=] as a Navy SEAL, and the pilot begins with Steve in the middle of a SEAL mission in South Korea. When asked to head the governor's special task force, Steve becomes a CowboyCop, taking his SEAL training and applying it to solve major crimes. Series 2 introduces his SEAL instructor Joe White, a BadassGrandpa who can still hold his own in a fight.

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* The reboot of ''Series/HawaiiFive0'' re-imagines Steve [=McGarrett=] as a Navy SEAL, and the pilot begins with Steve in the middle of a SEAL mission in South Korea. When asked to head the governor's special task force, Steve becomes a CowboyCop, taking his SEAL training and applying it to solve major crimes. Series 2 introduces his SEAL instructor Joe White, a BadassGrandpa man who can still hold his own in a fight.


Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, in World War 2, they were sent to reconnoiter enemy beaches before an invasion. They would measure the depth of the water, look for any natural features that might hang up a landing craft, and destroy any man made obstacles. They dod this while under enemy fire from the beach.

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Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, Sea Air Land commandos, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, in World War 2, they were sent to reconnoiter enemy beaches before an invasion. They would measure the depth of the water, look for any natural features that might hang up a landing craft, and destroy any man made obstacles. They dod this while under enemy fire from the beach.


* Agent [[Creator/LLCoolJ Sam Hanna]] of ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' was a SEAL who still has occasional dealings with them, and is held in very high regard by his brethren.

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* Agent [[Creator/LLCoolJ [[Music/LLCoolJ Sam Hanna]] of ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' was a SEAL who still has occasional dealings with them, and is held in very high regard by his brethren.

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* Agent [[Creator/LLCoolJ Sam Hanna]] of ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' was a SEAL who still has occasional dealings with them, and is held in very high regard by his brethren.


* In ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'', Mithril operative "Spec" is an ex-Navy SEAL.



* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of DEVGRU a.k.a. SEAL Team Six.

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* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of DEVGRU a.k.a. SEAL Team Six.Six's Bravo Team.

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* Jane Doe of ''Series/BlindSpot'' breaks the mold by not only breaking the stereotype super aggressive professional, but by being female.


Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, in World War 2, they were sent to reconnoiter enemy beaches before an invasion. They would measure the depth of the water, look for any natural features that might hang up a landing craft, and destroy any man made obstacles.

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Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, in World War 2, they were sent to reconnoiter enemy beaches before an invasion. They would measure the depth of the water, look for any natural features that might hang up a landing craft, and destroy any man made obstacles.
obstacles. They dod this while under enemy fire from the beach.


Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, they were Navy Divers (elite soldiers sent to recover lost nukes at sea) and UDT (underwater demolitions experts sent to blow up enemy ships transporting those nukes for their diver swim buddies to recover).

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Sounds like a comic book, doesn't it? Well, the team is real. President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy created the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or Navy [=SEALs=], in the '60s, where they served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, the UsefulNotes/ColdWar, the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, and beyond to TheWarOnTerror. Before, in World War 2, they were Navy Divers (elite soldiers sent to recover lost nukes at sea) and UDT (underwater demolitions experts sent to blow up reconnoiter enemy ships transporting those nukes beaches before an invasion. They would measure the depth of the water, look for their diver swim buddies to recover).
any natural features that might hang up a landing craft, and destroy any man made obstacles.


* Surprisingly averted for most of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' and ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare'' series. The [=SEALs=] don't show up onscreen until ''Modern Warfare 2'' (where their slogan provides a level name), and you don't play one until ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''.

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* Surprisingly averted for most of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' and ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare'' series. The [=SEALs=] don't show up onscreen until ''Modern Warfare 2'' (where their slogan provides a level name), and you don't play one until ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''.''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOpsII''.


* Wrestling/JesseVentura, in the lead up to SummerSlam, said this.

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* Wrestling/JesseVentura, in the lead up to SummerSlam, Wrestling/SummerSlam, said this.


** There was also the episode ''Rogue'' detailing a SEAL Captain launching mock terrorist attacks to expose weaknesses in military installations. Despite the disclaimer the story is fiction it is clearly based on RogueWarrior.

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** There was also the episode ''Rogue'' detailing a SEAL Captain launching mock terrorist attacks to expose weaknesses in military installations. Despite the disclaimer the story is fiction it is clearly based on RogueWarrior.Literature/RogueWarrior.

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* In ''Series/TheBrave,'' Preach's background is that of a former Navy SEAL.


* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of DEVGRU a.k.a. SEAL Team 6.

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* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of DEVGRU a.k.a. SEAL Team 6.Six.



* The Navy Seal is the Americans' special unit in ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} IV''

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* The Navy Seal SEAL is the Americans' special unit in ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} IV''



* SEAL Team Ten is featured in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' as a RedshirtArmy that quickly gets wiped out on the Big Shell after a failed attempt to rescue the President.

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* SEAL Team Ten 10 is featured in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' as a RedshirtArmy that quickly gets wiped out on the Big Shell after a failed attempt to rescue the President.


* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of SEAL Team 3.

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* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of DEVGRU a.k.a. SEAL Team 3.6.


* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''SEAL Team'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of SEAL Team 3.

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* Another drama that debuted in September 2017, ''SEAL Team'', ''Series/SEALTeam'', stars Creator/DavidBoreanaz as head of SEAL Team 3.

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