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SEAL Dies During Exercise

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This release from Navy News proves the SEAL "only easy day was yesterday" motto applies to training environments too.

Here's part of the release:

SAN DIEGO - A San Diego-based Navy SEAL died Jan. 30 from gunshot wounds suffered during a live-fire close quarters combat training exercise at a training facility near the city of Lake Cormorant, Miss.

The incident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. CST and is currently under investigation.

The SEAL, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was a Special Warfare Operator assigned to a San Diego-based SEAL Team.

"This is a terrible loss for the Naval Special Warfare community and his family," said Capt. Thomas L. Brown, commanding officer, Naval Special Warfare Group 1.

"I extend my deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends
."

-- Ward

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