It is not a movie, although the fiction was inspired decades earlier by this story. The Navy SEAL, the most specialized assault force in the United States has a new member. And it’s news because it’s the first time a woman completes training.
The graduation of the Class 115 Crewman Qualification Training (CQT), who receive a compass as a gift from their superiors, at the Naval Special Warfare Center (NSW), located at the Coronado Naval Amphibious Base, in California.
For security reasons, his identity has not been made known, nor that of his colleagues, but the fact itself has. “To have the first woman to graduate from a Naval Special Warfare training line is an extraordinary achievement, and we are incredibly proud of our teammate,” said the Rear Admiral HW Howard, commander of the United States Naval Special Warfare Command.
The SEALS, SWCC, are eExperts in Covert Insertion and Extraction, using a unique combination of capabilities with weapons, navigation, radio communication, first aid, engineering, parachuting and special operations tactics.
The Naval Special Warfare Center, located at the Coronado Amphibious Naval Base, provides initial evaluation and selection and subsequent advanced training to the sailors that make up the SEAL and Special Boat communities of the Marina.
These communities support the New South Wales mission by providing maritime special operations forces to conduct full spectrum operations, unilaterally or with partners, to support national objectives.
The United States Army is making great strides in the different units in terms of gender equality it means. For 5 years all the positions have also been offered to women. In this line of equality, since January 2020 soldiers have not been asked, in any area, about their sexual orientation.