Compared to basic training, Airborne School lasts only 3 short weeks, including weekends and (most) evenings off. Each week of the school corresponds to a phase of training: ground week (week 1), tower week (week 2), and jump week (week 3). Here's a detailed description of how each week pans out. Ground Week (Week 1).
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A training accident on Saturday took the life of Seal Team 8 Comdr Brian Bourgeois, 43. According to reports, the team was conducting fast rope training when he fell. One Navy official told Fox News that the rope may have become separated from the aircraft, but that is unclear until the investigation is complete.
A US Navy SEALfast-ropes from a MH-47 Chinook helicopter onto a Korean navy ship during an exercise in Jinhae Harbor, South Korea, March 20, 2012. Special Operations Command Korea/Sgt. Aaron Rognstad. The shift to great-power competition and the Pentagon's increased focus on the Pacific encourages more attention to VBSS operations.
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Commander Brian Bourgeois, the commanding officer of SEAL Team 8, sustained grievous injuries while conducting nighttime fast-ropetraining in Virginia Beach. A Tragic Death According to reports, Bourgeois was participating in a routine nighttime training event with his men when he fell out of the helicopter from a considerable height.
One day you’ll be swimming out of a torpedo tube, and the next day you could be dropping into enemy territory out of a helicopter. It takes intense courage to be a Navy SEAL, and that’s what makes them the best of the best. If you have what it takes, then the Navy has a place for you among the ranks of the elite. Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois, 43, commanding officer of SEAL Team 8, was injured Dec. 4 in what appears to have been "a fast-rope training evolution," according to a Navy statement.