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South Island: Helicopters, Hiking and Hangovers

It’s true what they say: time really does fly when you’re having fun. Wellington seems like a lifetime ago, although in reality, it has only been about two weeks since I left the North. 1,645 more words


Seal or Sea Lion

by Dave Hanks

The seal acts in circus performances are not done by true seals at all. They are done by sea lions. Sea lions have an extra joint in their forelimbs which allows them to sit up and walk on all fours. 272 more words


10 things you need to know about swimming with dolphins and seals

Recently I spent the weekend in Queenscliff, Australia swimming with dolphins and seals.

It was unbelievable, by far one of the best experiences of my life – but there were some things I wish I would have known before I did it. 680 more words


Reality Check

I did the full PST on Friday and other then my score in the swim (which I documented yesterday) I was pretty happy with my day one scores. 261 more words

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Bad Swimmer

Today I did the Physical Screening Test (PST) for the first time …… OOOOO Boy, I will enjoy every last Physical Fitness Test (PFT) that the Marine Corps can offer me because it has absolutely nothing on the PST. 346 more words

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New Zealand Fur Seals

Looking in different directions and looking quite similar to sealions….near to Kaikoura


The Begining of a New Journey

Hello everyone,

I am starting this blog to document my journey in becoming a USN Seal. Currently I am a US Marine with seven years active duty service and looking at reenlistment come October 2016. 182 more words

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