‘The best kept secret in the Navy’ — The elite boat commandos supporting Navy SEALs

By PAUL SZOLDRA SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

US Navy SWCC

Most Americans know of the elite sailors who serve on Navy SEAL teams, but there is another group of quiet professionals backing them up when they need a heavily-armed ride into or out of combat.

Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman, better known as SWCC, serve on high-speed attack boats that can effectively patrol rivers and coastal regions around the world. Tracing their lineage back to the PT boats of World War II and combatant craft of Vietnam, SWCC (pronounced “Swick”) operators today are mostly known for their skills at inserting and extracting Navy SEAL teams.

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Kim‘The best kept secret in the Navy’ — The elite boat commandos supporting Navy SEALs