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Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward "Eddie" Gallagher

Leaders warned Navy SEALs that reporting alleged war crimes could cost them their careers

They were reportedly told the Navy might "pull their birds," causing them to lose their elite status as US Navy SEALs. They came forward anyway.
Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward "Eddie" Gallagher

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes accused of threatening to kill teammates if they talked, court documents show

Leaked documents say the decorated SEAL Edward Gallagher threatened to kill fellow SEALs who told anyone about the killing of a wounded ISIS fighter.
A Navy SEAL shown during a beach reconnaissance training exercise.

Trump says Navy SEAL accused of a brutal killing to be moved ‘to less restrictive confinement’

Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher is being moved to "less restrictive confinement," President Donald Trump said on on Saturday morning.
Navy SEALs are trained in how to battle through extreme sleep deprivation.

7 winning strategies Navy SEALs use to overcome sleep deprivation

Sleep like a champ even in the hardest situations with these tips and strategies from Navy SEALs and the US military's special operators.
Footage from Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service showed the tourist being rescued.

A man survived hours lost at sea by turning his jeans into a flotation device, a trick used by US Navy SEALs

Arne Murke was found by rescuers three hours after being knocked off a 12-meter yacht, which he had been sailing with his brother in New Zealand.
Admiral William McRaven, then head of SOCOM, in Afghanistan in 2013. The former Navy SEAL stepped down from his role on a defense advisory board days after issuing a harsh rebuke against President Trump

11 inspiring quotes by Bill McRaven, the Navy SEAL admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid

Adm. Bill McRaven served for over 37 years, overseeing the capture of Saddam Hussein and the bin Laden raid. Here are 11 of his most inspiring quotes.

Transgender Navy SEAL calls ‘bulls—‘ on Trump admin saying transgender troops aren’t as lethal or effective

"Let's meet face-to-face and you tell me I'm not worthy," Kristin Beck, a transgender former US Navy SEAL, previously told Business Insider.
Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) arrives for his arraignment at federal court in San Diego, California, U.S. August 23, 2018.

Indicted congressman asks Trump to review shocking war crimes case, saying the accused Navy SEAL ‘deserves better’

Rep. Hunter sent a letter to Trump after visiting Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher in the brig, where he awaits court-martial in confinement.
The US military's elite special operations forces are under renewed scrutiny after a number of shocking cases that have made national news.

Navy SEAL accused of a brutal killing allegedly threatened to blackmail his teammates: ‘I have s— on all of you’

The secrecy surrounding the US's elite forces is essential, but may be contributing to a dangerous sense of lawlessness among some special operators.
US Army Special Forces soldier jumps off the ramp of CH-47 Chinook helicopter with his military working dog during training in 2011.

The soldier’s best friend: 9 ways that militaries use dogs for missions

The Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden brought along a Belgian Malinois named Cairo. Here's a look at the ways dogs have served alongside troops.