No Easy Day - Chapters 1 - 2 Summary & Analysis

Mark Owen
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The Mississippi heat got to SEAL Team Six candidate, Mark Owen, during training in a kill house in 2004, seven years before he would be on board a Black Hawk heading to Abbottabad, Pakistan. He was in a nine-month selection course known as Green Team. Not everyone would make the team. A team of instructors were watching their every move.

The candidate was already a SEAL but Seal Team Six in the Navy’s counter-terrorism unit was the top position a SEAL could hold. Before each day of training, the trainees had long punishing workouts to exhaust them in order to create realistic circumstances. The candidates had already been through a month of rugged training in high-altitude parachuting.

Owen had become a SEAL in 1998. He had wanted to be a SEAL since he was thirteen. He had been deployed to Iraq in 2003-2004. He...

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