Navy SEAL Student Dies After Training Exercise
Seaman James Derek Lovelace of Crestview, Florida, was performing a water exercise when instructors noticed he was struggling.By Matt Moreno | May 11, 2016
A 21-year-old man training to be a Navy SEAL died last Friday after a training exercise.
Seaman James Derek Lovelace of Crestview, Florida, died during his first week of SEAL training in Coronado, California, near San Diego.
Lovelace and his classmates were performing an exercise known as "drown proofing" when instructors noticed he was struggling.