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Richard "RIP" Taggert

Played by: Walton Goggins

SEAL Team former commander.

  • Abusive Parents: When Rip was a child, his alcoholic father would sometimes beat him. This actually fueled his desire to become a SEAL: as he wanted to become such a badass his father would never dare to hit him again.
  • The Alcoholic: He drinks heavily as a way of coping with his PTSD.
  • A Father to His Men: He looks after them, especially Bear since he looks at him like a father figure.
  • Create Your Own Villain: By killing Omar, who had surrendered, he just made Nasry into a terrorist willing to go after Americans everywhere. And he makes it a priority to catch him.
  • Distressed Dude: Rip's capture by Boko Haram and later Muttaqi's organization drives much of the first season's plot.
  • Experienced Protagonist: Served as a Navy SEAL for 17 years, six in STS.
  • False Confession: Subverted. Rip is forced to make a video confession about executing an unarmed prisoner in "Confession". The public is told that he is acting under duress and just saying what his captors want him to say. The other SEALs know that the confession is true.
  • Private Military Contractors: Has been doing contractor work in Africa after leaving the SEALs.
  • Weapon of Choice: Uses a P226 pistol as his main sidearm while doing contractor work.

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Joe "Bear" Graves

Played by: Barry Sloane

  • Disappeared Dad: He didn't have a father to raise him when he was young.
  • Number Two: Second in command of the team.
    • You Are in Command Now: He becomes the new leader after RIP leaves. And later after RIP dies despite surviving surgery in the 2nd season.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: He had a baby daughter named Sarah who passed away when she was only a few months old.

Alex Caulder

Played by: Kyle Schmid

  • Blame Game: Gets blamed by Bear for the events that made RIP leave the Navy after he killed Omar, despite his attempts to surrender. Although that goes away by the end of the first season.
  • Blood Knight: Admits that he's one, despite knowing that hunting down terrorists could be used as propaganda to get more recruits to join in terrorism. He explains to Dharma that he can't hesitate about second thoughts on killing a terrorist.
    Alex: "Doubt creates hesitation. Hesitation gets you killed... I'm a warrior. It's who I am."
  • The Casanova: He's a bachelor and a womanizer. When Bear meets Dharma for the first time since she was a baby, he assumes that Alex has a new teenage girlfriend.
    Bear: This is a new low even for you.
  • Comforting the Widow: After Buck's death, his grieving widow asks Alex to come over because she doesn't want to be alone. This leads to the two of them having sex.
  • Dented Iron: Caulder has been in close proximity to too many explosions and suffers from constant ringing in the ears and dizziness in the second season. After he collapses and Dharma takes him to a hospital, a neurologist informs him he has extensive brain damage and that this will kill him unless he avoids such situations, which means resigning from the military. He doesn't.
  • Estranged Soap Family: Dharma, his daughter, shows up after being estranged from his wife for a long time.
  • Not What I Signed on For: Alex didn't sign up just to kill terrorists who are defenseless and those who choose to surrender.

Ricky "Buddha" Ortiz

Played by: Juan Pablo Raba

Beauregard "Buck" Buckley

Played by: Donny Boaz

Robert Chase III

Played by: Edwin Hodge

  • Generation Xerox: Studied law like his father, but they don't agree after he joined the Navy.
  • Genius Bruiser: Joined the SEALs after he graduated from Harvard University.
  • Hidden Depths: His French language skills enabled him to avoid being captured by Akmal, who's proficient in it.
  • New Meat: The latest recruit with his first mission in the Nigerian rescue op.

Armin "Fishbait" Khan

Played by: Jaylen Moore

Trevor Wozniak

Played by: Eric Ladin

  • Audience Surrogate: Trevor is one for those who believe that the Saudis should be handled due to the view that the West is not handling them properly since the hijackers in 9/11 are Saudi (at least most of them).
  • Conspiracy Theorist: Believes that Fishbait is a sleeper agent. Justified that his rant is based on experiencing the 9/11 attacks happen.
  • New Meat: A new SEAL recruited to the team in the 2nd season.

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Gina Cline

  • Action Girl: She's able to get a handle on herself despite being hounded by assassins and gunmen alike.
  • It's Personal: Gina guns after someone she knows back from her Balkan days. She suspects that one of her allies may be The Prince.

    Antagonists 

Michael Nasry

Omar Nasry

Emir Hatim Al-Muttaqi

Akmal Baravey

  • All There in the Manual: His profile in the 1st season gives details on his name and origin.
  • Elites Are More Glamorous: He's in charge of training some of the Muttaqi terrorists in special forces tactics. Justified that he's an ex-Spestnaz operator of Chechen origin.
  • Omniglot: Speaks Arabic, English and French in addition to Russian and Chechen.
  • Western Terrorist: Russian terrorist with a Chechen background.

Marissa Wycott

  • Hero Killer: Involved in shooting RIP and nearly killed Ortiz's family.
  • Revolvers Are for Amateurs: Marissa, Michael's sleeper assassin in Virginia Beach, uses a Smith & Wesson 642 snubnose revolver, being a teenage girl who has no experience with guns.

The Prince aka Tammerlin Shishoni aka John:

  • Big Bad: The mysterious "Prince" of Michael's organization. Later revealed to be a Chechen Muslim with heavy ties to the Russian Federal Security Service.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Really hates the Serbs/Bosnian Serbs for killing his family.
  • Hidden Villain: Although Muttaqi is the Big Bad of season one, it's mentioned that even he answers to him.
  • Man Behind the Man: He backs Muttaqi and Michael in the 1st season.
  • The Ghost: Muttaqi talks about him a lot. He does show up eventually in "Dua".
  • The Informant: Used to be Gina's informant in the Balkans until he was accused to setting up an ambush.
  • Western Terrorists: A Bosnian Muslim who leads the Ummah Movement.

    Family 

Lena Graves

Jackie Ortiz

Tammy Buckley

Virginia Chase

Gloria Taggart

    Civilians 

Na'omi Ajimuda

  • Morality Pet: To RIP, who tries to regain his humanity and his SEAL identity.

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