Iraq-2008: Laying on my back in the pitch-black water, pinned to the bottom of a river with a 40-foot boat full of men and crew-served weapons on my chest, I saw death closing in and all I felt was disappointment.
I am a Navy SEAL, but feeling comfortable in the water has never been my strong suit. I have a terrible breath hold and I'm permanently worried about drowning. So why did I decide to become a member of the premier US maritime special forces unit?
Standing in the massive spotlight cast down on us from our drone thousands of feet above, I watched a hand grenade come over the wall in front of me, bounce off my right shoulder, and land in the mud between the six of us.
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