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United States Phil Bucklew Naval Special Warfare Center
Active Yes
Country United States
Branch United States Navy
Role To ensure component maritime special operations forces ready to meet the operational requirements of combatant commanders.
Part of United States Naval Special Warfare Command
United States Special Operations Command
Garrison/HQ Coronado, California

The United States Phil Bucklew Naval Special Warfare Center (NSWC, also known as 'The Center') is a component command of the Naval Special Warfare Command and is sited within Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, California.

The NSWC currently covers these subsidiary training sites: Naval Air Station Key West, Florida; Hawaii; Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona; Hurlburt Field, Florida; Naval Special Warfare Cold Weather Detachment Kodiak, Alaska; SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Training, Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida; Advanced Training, Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Virginia; La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility; and NAVSCIATTS, John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.[1]

The NSWC runs much of the Navy Special Warfare (NSW) training. The main courses are the famous 11-month long SEAL training and 5-month long SWCC training.

References

  1. ^ Bahmanyar, Mir; Michael Welply (2005). US Navy Seals. Osprey Publishing. p. 16. ISBN 9781841768076. http://books.google.com/books?id=VbTnkOV8bGQC&client=firefox-a.  

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