"Team Six," the elite group of Navy SEALs who finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden, will not be telling its story on Oprah or running victory laps on national television. This crème de la crème of the Navy is so secretive, in fact, that lesser SEAL units are prohibited from discussing its existence. And so while we can't offer photos of the men who took down al-Qaida's leader, we can offer this chiseled homage to the graduates of one of the most grueling training programs in the military.
Click here to see a slide show of Navy SEALS undertaking impressive feats.
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