Elite Commando Training
Thursday, May 23, 2002

Midshipman Mark Conley, 22, wants to become a Navy SEAL. To accomplish this goal, Conley and 15 other midshipmen undergo special training before graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on May 24. This summer, Conley will take his first step toward joining the ranks of the military's elite commandos when he enters Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL school, a nine-month test of physical and mental strength.

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