72-74..ish, Coronado. They were not acting as DI's but they were Marines and still used that language and method. They filled some training positions due to the "shortage" of state side SEALS during VN. They were among the Fourth Phase, Hell Week, CFC intructors and other duties at NSWC.Quote:
Originally Posted by sarhog
This is specifically when and where I think the term was "handed off" to Navy instructors. Its only my personal hypothesis.