US Navy SEAL Robert O’Neil on President Trump’s Military Parade: “Third World Bullsh*t.”

Robert O’Neil, the US Navy SEAL who has gone on record as the one who killed Osama bin Laden, is now castigating President Donald Trump’s request for a full-scale military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C.–an event that would mach, if not surpass, the Bastille Day celebration Trump attended in 2017.

No mincing any words, O’Neil stated in a Tweet, “A military parade is third world bullsh*t. We prepare. We deter. We fight. Stop this conversation.”

James Mattis, US Defense Secretary, stated on Wednesday that the Pentagon is planning options for such a parade; they would then be sen to he White House for a final decision. Mattis has stated that the parade is to show Trump’s “affection” for US troops.

O’Neil is one of several people openly criticizing the parade. Among the concerns, in addition to the “self-aggrandizing” nature of the parade are the high costs, and that such a parade too closely resembles the military and authoritarian governments found in countries like North Korea and Russia.

The last military parade similar to the one proposed by Trump was in 1991; the parade was ordered by then-President George H.W. Bush to celebrate victory in the first Gulf War.

What do you think of the US President’s desire for a parade?

Do you agree with O’Neil?

Let us know in the comments below—and we’ll send you free SGPT stickers!

QUESTION: I want to join the Army and become a Ranger.

What are some ways I can train to get ready for long ruck marches and how do I protect my feet and back from getting blistered?


We also have an awesome program to help with that—check out our “So, You Want to be a Ranger?” program.

It’s got 180 days of training, put together by Tom Coffey, former Ranger of the 2nd Battalion.

QUESTION: Why do so many candidates quit in Navy SEAL BUDS training?

ANSWER:┬áMost guys that quit dont have a strong why so they end up ringing the bell and going to the fleet Navy. Check out these articles—Why Quitters Quit and Winners Keep Hustling and Number 1 Reason Athletes Fail at BUD/S and Life.

Question: How can I sign up to become a Navy SEAL and go to BUD/S training?

Answer: Check out the main Navy website here:


Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill: The Last Face Osama Bin Laden Saw

CIA Releases More Than 470,000 New Files From Bin Laden Raid

Seal Fit Stack

SGPT Upcoming Events

Personal Online Coaching

Work 1-on-1
with SEAL Grinder's Brad McLeod
To Achieve Your Goals

pic of brad

Personal fitness training from Brad McLeod, Navy Seal and CrossFit Level 1 instructor. Delivered online, directly to you.

"I recommend Brad to anyone that seriously wants to go to BUDs or anything else in life... try these workouts. Hooyah!" - Chris H.

learn more button