I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier
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I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier

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When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six—a secret unit made up of the finest soldiers in the country, if not the world.IAm a SEALTeam Six Warrior is thedramatic tale ofhow Howard Wasdin overcame a tough childhoodto live his dream and enter the exciting and dange...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Caleb Davis
I thought that this book was really good. It was full of action, and when it wasn't action-filled it was full of strategizing. For example, it talked about tactics and getting into sniper school. This was where Howard, the author and main character, met his spotter for sniping. His name was Casanova.

It all started when Howard was a young boy and his father left the family; his mother married a different man named Leon. Leon beat Howard when he didn't do his chores right or just when he felt lik...more
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So I think I'm actually doing a two part review for this. Honestly, for just being a damn SEAL and for bravery and for...gah! the things people can do--5 stars!
There is something, even for vets, about reading about these men, its surreal. We can think back on times that were hard for us, but it is just nothing compared to what these men have done and continue to do. So for that-5 stars.
I do have to say, as the whole reason I picked up this book was because it was on the summer reading list for m...more
Alicia
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Logan
I was interested in the book “I am a SEAL Team Six Warrior” because it is hard for me to actual sit down and read a book. I thought that reading a book about the best squad in the SEALS would keep me entertained and I would be able to sit down and read the book.

The book, “ I am a SEAL Team Six Warrior”, is both a non-fiction and a thriller. The book is a thriller because the author who also is the narrator Howard E. Wasdin. He talks about his personal experiences when he was training for SEAL te...more
Katy Avoli-miller
I am a SEAL Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier is an amazing biography written by a former SEAL, Howard Wasdin. The biography starts out by outlining Wasdin’s difficult childhood and how his experiences as a child formed his character. Wasdin makes the decision to join the military after his high school graduation, with the ultimate goal of a Special Forces Sniper. The biography then goes into his training and the selection process into the elite Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (B...more
Jordan Amerson
This book I am a Seal Team Six Warrior is about a navy seal sniper and his journey to become one and some of the missions he took part on. One of the most well known battles he was The Battle of Mogadishu. The Sniper's name was Howard E. Wasdin and he actually wrote this book! This book talks about his rough times in his childhood to his missions overseas. The book starts as a action packed story but I won't give it away too much. In the beginning he talks about how he was abused as a child and...more
Mark
Jul 04, 2012 Mark rated it 3 of 5 stars
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“When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six”

This is a mildly interesting look at what it takes to be a SEAL and then a sniper. The intensive training makes my Army basic training look like nursery school. The story also follows Wasdin on several missions, including the show-piece of the Battle of Mogadishu, which was covered in Black Hawk Down, in both book and film.
This memoir version looks like it was packaged as a YA, so I’m...more
Mitchell B.
I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior is a novel about the struggles Mr. Howard Wasdin the author of the book. It tells what he went through as becoming and being a Navy Seal. In the beginning of the book Howard's mom and dad are divorced and his step-father is very abusive to him. He learns later in life this abuse prepared him for not only the physical abuse, but the mental abuse of becoming a Navy Seal. Once in training called BUD/S training in order to become a Navy Seal. A long training process tak...more
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I am seal team six warrior

Wasdin purpose of writing this book is to show, how there is always challenge in order to fulfill your dream. Just because there is challenge, people should never give up. Only way to succeed in your life is to never give up. This book talks about the experiences of Wasdin. A man who started his life in a badly abusive environment and was able to turn every bad luck he got in life into an advantage and a source of strength. The kind of str...more
Christopher Piner
"I Am A SEAL Team Six Warrior" is a book about Howard E. Wasdin's life, it begins with his early childhood when he was repeatedly beaten by his mother boyfriend, the book also tells of his first jobs and of the time that he went to the recruiting office to see about joining a special forces group. He tried the Army and Marines first to no avail, as he was leaving he was called over by the navy recruiter. Skip forward through his training and he's a Navy SAR swimmer. He wants to try out for a SEA...more
Raul Fasanando
My book is about a seals sniper. He sitting on top of a building looking over through the streets of Somalia, watching the chaos that Mohamed Farah Aidi a drug lord that is taking up all the food supplies from the noble citizens and leading the sniper to a rage and fury, the sniper can’t stand watching the starving kids any more.
This book is a really good book, what I like about this book is that the author included more details that help you image the seen he also uses the five senses he talks...more
Manuel martinez
In this book I’m a navy seal team six warrior it meets my expectations with the action it had in it. Some parts didn't have as much action as I would have wanted it to have but other than that I thought it was a good book overall. If I would write this book I would put a lot more emotions about the “hell week” that they went through. And all the emotion about when they fought and what they felt and were thinking at the moment of them killing the enemy. This is Howard Wasdin's story of overcoming...more
Saleena Davidson
Wasdin doesn't talk down to teens, indeed I'm not sure he specifically was writing to teens; but it was a required reading book for me, and I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Yes, there were those very typical macho things contained within it; a little bit of testosterone and a bit of swagger...but then, getting into the SEALs is a big deal and a challenge and SEAL Team Six even more selective...so he probably can be forgiven....I especially like that he equated some of his mental strengt...more
Branden S.
So far from reading this book i really liked it the begginning of this book was suck one of the best books. it just talks about his life before the book camp and then how he went into book camp and really wanted to push him self more and how he was really ready to go farther because of all the things his step dad did to him(1-30). its just a great book for people like me who dont like reading its a easy to read and understand
Carrie
This book is the story of Howard Wasdin's experiences training for and fighting as a member of the elite Navy SEAL Team Six. While the information in the book was quite interesting (I've heard of the Navy SEALs before, but I had no idea about the extent of their training), the writing left something to be desired. The writing was sparse and was largely a string of lists of weapons and statements of events. There was little character development, setting description, or plot expansion - all thing...more
Jonathan Da-silva
I am a Seal Team Six Warrior is about man named Howard, who makes his way up at the top of the list, Seal Team Six. One of the most finest soldiers on the face of the Earth. Seal Team Six fights and protects people like what all other soldiers do, but these aren't ordinary soldiers. They have to take on other dangerous people like terrorist, mercenary, ect. Read the book to know the interesting life of Howard E. Watson.

This book was very interesting to read because I got to know stuff I have n...more
Brendan Ruehle
I am a Seal Team Six Warrior, written by Howard E. Wasdin, is a great story of personal struggle, perseverance, and determination. From the time he was a kid, to now when he is working as a chiropractor, he has helped save and impact many lives other than his own. The book begins with Wasdin as a child; showing his awful living conditions in which he had to endure. It was never comfortable with his father and mother in the home. Howard was beaten by his dad and his mother seemed to not care. He...more
Nadeem Mayer
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Jacob Tartaglia
This book as many action scenes and talks about all the different military groups and positions. Howard wadding was a child who was always beaten by his step father Leon and who always hated him every day. Wadding already knew he was going to join the military and get away from his devilish step father. Wadding joins the military and becomes one of the most advance kind if units. He became part of the seal team six team as a scout sniper and now his on an op to capture Auden. You have to read to...more
Emily Hansen
Howard wanted to jion the United Staes Navy, but they turned him down because he had pins in his arms so he gave up on his dreams of being in the millitary carrer until a Navy Seals recruiter called Michael and said that they wanted him to be a Seal.

I would recomend this book to anyone that enjoys reading Millitary and biography books. I enjoyed reading this book and learning about his life and his journey as a Navy Seal, I give this book a overall rating of Five out of Five stars.

My favorite c...more
Christian
"I am a Seal Team Six Warrior" is about Howard Wasdin's life. He grew up with a tough family, and pursued the navy when he turned 18. He started training at BUD/S or Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL. After this he became apart of Seal Team 2. But this was not enough. His largest goal was to reach the legendary Seal Team Six. Read about his life and his determination to get to Seal Team Six.

Overall, it was a good book. It was a good book because it showed his determination and stubbornness. He wo...more
Sam Blankenship
I absolutly loved the book because i like anything that has to do with the military I like. This book kept my interest and i'm glad it did because i'am not a big reader and this book kept me reading. This book shows the determination it takes to be a Navy SEAL and join SEAL Team Six. And this was a very good book there is a lot of action in it. And it shows some of the pressures of being a SEAL. A personal connection I had to this book was that I felt bad for Howards Childhood. I really do his d...more
Tanner Mccreadie
This book was a good for a memoir type of book. I gave it a 4 star rating because it was good even though it was not my typical kind of book. It was slow in the beginning but picks it up after his backstory.

This book in a non-fiction book about a seal team six sniper and his story through his life. Most of the book takes place in the Middle East. Some of the events of plot are, Mr. Wasdin goes through army training then decides that he wanted to become a navy seal sniper. He then goes to a sp...more
Naman D
Howard Wasdin shoes that the theme of this novel is that when you are an elite team member, you must overcome many challenges. This autobiography is about a navy SEAL who is part of a team called Seal Team Six. He is a sniper in this team. This story takes place in Moganishu and it is in first person because it is about him and he uses I. Besides himself the other main characters were his father and mother. This story is about a boy with a father who abuses him which inspires him to join the Sea...more
Landon
Feb 16, 2014 Landon rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people of all ages that enjoy action.
Recommended to Landon by: No one
I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior is told in the first person by Howard Wasdin. The thrill of the war was almost real! The author perfectly set up the book by telling events that put you in a place like no other... the war ground. This book takes place in a training facility for Navy SEALS. Wasdin was a young courageous boy who had grown up in a abusive home, but that helps him in his later life. He has great physical and mental strength. Through out the war he learns that everything is worth saving....more
Jose Pena

I Am A Seal Team Six Warrior By Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin is book i recently read. The book starts off tell how Wasdin childhood was difficult, and his decision to join the military to become a special forces sniper. Then he wanted to join the legendary seal six team his goal came true but he worked very hard to follow his dream. When Howard was at seal team two his uncle Carroll died of a heart attack. Then Howard dad passed away because his dad had abdominal aortic aneurysm. Before...more
David
I really have liked the book and I will read it again any day.
Megan
"I am a Seal Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier" by Howard E. Wasdin is a very intense book. It's very interesting and Wasdin does a good job at explaining his experiences clearly enough that a civilian who knows very little about the military or previous military operations could still grasp it. There were many places I was uncomfortable reading this, especially as Wasdin describes his abusive childhood. It made me cringe when repeatedly he notes that his difficult childhood was p...more
Harrison Schwartz
I got this book at my school’s Scholastic book fair, thinking, “Well, it’s a war book that has to do with the government’s elite forces, so it’s probably a cool book!” And I was not wrong.

This book is an autobiography about Howard E. Wasdin. Howard was first part of the U.S. Navy, then moved up to Seal Team Two, then finally to the elite Seal Team Six. Howard was a sniper. He battled in the Persian Gulf War and the Battle of Mogadishu.

Howard had an abusive childhood. His step-dad was very mean t...more
Beau
Al i have to say is that this book made my personal top 5 out of all the books i have ever read and i strongly recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading about military personnel's experiences and memoirs in general. i really enjoyed this book and i could not stop reading when i was supposed to be doing school work, also i read it in class, my teacher did not like that but i think she was glad i was into a book. So overall it was one of my all time favorites and i also recommend reading American...more
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Dr. Howard E. Wasdin graduated with Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) Class 143. He was a member of SEAL Team Six and one of the best snipers on the planet. After the Battle of Mogadishu, where he was awarded the Silver Star, Wasdin medically retired from the Navy in November 1995, after 12 years of service. He lives in Georgia. He is the co-author of Seal Team Six, with Stephen Templin.

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