History and Heritage

Latest Stories

More in This Department

Preserving Their Legacy

A look inside the only museum dedicated to the history of Navy SEALs and their predecessors

Navy SEAL History Part One

A Glance at the Origins of Naval Special Warfare

The Planning of Operation Husky

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures


Hold Fast - Part 1

It was another typical early spring morning at the Underwater Construction Team ONE headquarters in Little Creek, Va., when Bobby Stethem reported for duty.

Hold Fast - Part 2

The pistol's barrel pressed firmly against his head. Tony Watson knew he was about to die. "This is it," he thought as the adrenaline began to rush. "You diplomat?" screamed the hijacker holding Tony's passport.

Hold Fast - Part 3

Clint Suggs, still blindfolded, was forced into a seat next to Tony Watson in coach. "Clint, are you okay?" Tony whispered. "Tony. They just shot Bob."