GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
Hell Night ’Belly of the Beast’ is an intense 24-hour endurance course derived from Navy SEAL ’Hell Week’ and instructed by a cadre of veteran SEALs and Advanced SEAL Instructors.
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What Our Guys Say
The training, experiences, accomodations, food and commraderie were well worth the price. For the younger guys heading to BUD/S this course is invaluable and it should be a "must attend". I would highly recommend this course for anyone interested in the SEALs. I certainly learned a lot of new things and also discovered personal weaknesses needing improvement. I plan on attending AOT next year. Thanks again for a great week of training!
God Bless the US Navy SEALs
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Joey McHale Class Leader - Advanced Course 09/10
SENIOR CHIEF DON SHIPLEY
Don Shipley retired as a SEAL Senior Chief in 2003. He served ten years at SEAL Team TWO, also serving at SEAL Team ONE, the Naval Special Warfare Center and Naval Special Warfare Group TWO in Little Creek Virginia, as a SEAL Advanced Training Instructor.
When not in a SEAL Platoon or deployed overseas, his time was spent running blocks of training for SEALs in air operations, land warfare, and demolitions.
As a SEAL he preferred the challenge of Mountain and Arctic Warfare but began his career in the equally hostile desert environment, spending much of his time in the worlds hottest and coldest climates.
He served in eight SEAL Platoons, was Platoon Chief in five, and awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism during a Search and Rescue Mission. He also conducted numerous operations in Bosnia and Liberia, Africa while at SEAL Team TWO.
Setting records for immense water and land demolition shots and running High Risk training courses, he also served as an Explosive Expert instructing Police Departments across the country in Booby Traps and Improvised Explosive Devices.
After retirement he became a security contractor, spending a year in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He resides in Chesapeake Virginia with his wife. His son is a SEAL stationed at Little Creek and on his second combat tour overseas.