This title introduces readers to Navy SEALs. Engaging text explores the SEALs’ history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. Qualifications needed to become a Navy SEAL, training such as the Naval Special Warfare Preparatory School and the three phases of Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL, the life of a SEAL, and cutting-edge technology and weapons are covered. Sidebars, infographics, action photos, maps, and a glossary enhance readers’ understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and extreme facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.