Students from Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL class 281 carry an inflatable boat toward the surf during a first phase navigation training exercise in San Diego on Feb. 25, 2010. The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is weighing a Navy proposal to use state coastal parks to help train special operations SEALs on how to be undetectable. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Shauntae Hinkle-Lymas / US Navy)
Students in SEAL training carry a boat toward the surf during a training exercise in San Diego in 2010. The Navy has proposed such exercises in Washington parks. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Shauntae Hinkle-Lymas / US Navy)
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Stealth Navy SEAL training in 28 Washington state parks? Vote on expanded access is coming this week

The Navy has proposed training that would include submersibles navigating offshore waters and unarmed SEAL team trainees making their way to shore. Once they land, they will be concealed on shore for up to two days before leaving under the cover of darkness.

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