CORONADO, CA (April 26, 2012) – A Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) candidate waves a flare during a simulated dive casualty drill while training at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. Dive training is the second phase candidates participate in during BUD/S. The Navy SEALs are the maritime component of special operations forces and are trained to conduct a variety of operations from the sea, air, and land. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique M. Canales/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]