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NAVY SEAL OFFICER GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • By U.S. Navy SEAL + SWCC Scout Team
    Posted May 13, 2016

 

A Navy SEAL officer candidate is assessed using:

  1. Pre-commissioning medical screening
  2. Navy SEAL Physical Screening Test (PST)

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.OPTIMUM AND MINIMUM NAVY SEAL OFFICER PST SCORES

EXERCISES OPTIMUM MINIMUM
1. Swim 500 yards 8:25 12:30
2. Push-ups 98 50
3. Curl-up 91 50
4. Pull-up 21 10
5. Run 1.5 miles 8:59 10:30

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.EXERCISE TIMES AND REST PERIODS FOR THE SEAL PST

EXERCISES TIME REST
1. Swim 500 yards Until done 10:00
2. Push-ups - max set 2:00 2:00
3. Curl-up - max set 2:00 2:00
4. Pull-up - max set 2:00 10:00
5. Run 1.5 miles Until done Finish

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.AGE

Waivers will be considered by BUPERS 311-D.

  1. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age and commissioned before their 29th birthday at time of commissioning
  2. Candidates must not be older than 28 years of age
  3. Age waivers will be considered for active or previously active duty enlisted personnel or civilians who possess particularly exceptional qualifications, provided they can be commissioned prior to their 42nd birthday
  4. Active duty enlisted SEALs, who are seeking to become SEAL officers, can request waivers to age 42

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.GENDER

SEAL training is open to men and women. Women are encouraged to apply.

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.VISION

Color blindness or color deficiency is disqualifying. Eyesight must be correctable to 20/25 with lenses. If your vision is worse than 20/25 but at least 20/40 in your best eye, and 20/70 in your worst eye, and you can correct it to 20/25 with lenses then you qualify. If not you may require eye surgery. At your own expense. Lasik, Lasek, or PRK are acceptable.

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.HAIR

In accordance with Naval Special Warfare Center policy, all candidates, regardless of gender, will maintain a 1/8" length hair cut until the completion of First Phase at Basic Training Command for SEAL officer candidates.

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.CITIZENSHIP

Candidates must be native born or naturalized U.S. citizens.

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.MORAL CHARACTER

Candidates must be able to obtain a secret security clearance, and must remain morally, mentally and physically qualified.

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.PRIOR SERVICE

Prior service applicants, regardless of service, should bring their DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to your Navy recruiter.

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.NAVY SEAL OFFICER QUESTIONS

LT (SEAL) Andrew W. Dow, USN, Ret.
SOAS Program Manager

andrew@sealswcc.com

888-633-5460

Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, closed for federal holidays.