Individual Project #1
James E. Rose Jr.
American Continental University
The topic I have chosen is an event that changed my life. The event that changed my life was
joining the Navy Special Forces. I was taught how to jump off airplanes, climbing rough
rough terrain, watching my unit’s back on whatever mission is thrown at us.
I would have never thought I would be a sharpshooter with a sniper rifle, shotgun or
an 9mm beretta. It will be an experience I'll never forget and knowing I can protect my family
from anything. . My thesis statement is there is nothing you can't do when you
I am going to describe the training that was endured to be a Navy SEAL, I will only describe
what my teammates and I endured to be the men that we are today. You have to be trained to
endure pain, to be aware of your surroundings at all times, leave no man behind. We were
trained by Master Chiefs, Chiefs, 1st Class Petty Officers who wanted to make sure we have
what it takes to be the nation’s elite fighting force. To be a SEAL is not only a privilege,
but an honor as well. We’re trained to be the best of the best and not too many recruits
who get into the program make it. Let’s say thirty recruits are here for the opportunity to
become a SEAL. Out of the thirty, eight will make the cut. When you have faith knowing
there is nothing possible for you to accomplish, no matter what the challenge is, and what your
body endures it is the spirit that is the fuel that runs the body. I didn’t know how to swim when
I first arrived, but my chain-of-command made sure I knew how to swim.
I’ve never fired a firearm in my life, until my experience with the Special Forces. I am a
sharpshooter with an M-16 rifle, 12 gauge shotgun just to name a few. With faith, I was able
to be one of the top sharpshooters in my unit. When they needed me to make a very important
shot, they had the faith in me to know I would not miss my...