Navy finds 'perfect storm' of problems in elite Seals course

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2023
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A gruelling training programme for US Navy Seals suffers from a lack of oversight, drug use and poor medical care, according to a new report.

The US Navy's report found that the programme put "candidates at significant risk" of injury and death.

The investigation followed the death of a 24-year-old sailor during the course in February 2022.

The Navy Seals are considered one of the most elite units in the entire US military.

The nearly 200-page report from the Naval Education and Training Command found a "near-perfect storm" of problems...

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