Life Cycle: Nobody Signs Up To Be A SEAL To Win A Medal Title Life Cycle Home

For SEALs, being singled out for a decoration is an uncomfortable experience. They were, after all, just doing their jobs. For them, a nearly impossible task, survival, and teamwork seem less like actions worthy of a bronze and more like just another day.

In 2004, the President of the United States awarded the Presidential Unit Citation to all units that participated in Task Force K-Bar including US Navy Seals. K-Bar was composed of special operations forces from eight nations and operated in Afghanistan from October 2001 to April 2002. During that time, K-Bar established an unprecedented 100 percent mission success rate.