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DIEGO» The only woman in SAN the Navy SEAL train­ing pipe­line has dropped out, a Navy spe­cial war­fare of­fi­cial con­firmed Fri­day.

The fe­male mid­ship­man vol­un­tar­ily de­cided to not con­tinue in a sum­mer course that’s re­quired of of­fi­cers who want to be se­lected for SEAL train­ing, Naval spe­cial war­fare spokesman, Lt. Cmdr. Mark Wal­ton, told The As­so­ci­ated Press. The Navy has not re­leased the woman’s name, part of a pol­icy against pub­licly iden­ti­fy­ing SEALs or can­di­dates for the force.

No other women are in the process re­quired to be­come a Navy SEAL, Wal­ton said.

An­other woman has set her sights on be­com­ing a Spe­cial War­fare Com­bat­ant Crew­man. They of­ten sup­port the SEALs but also con­duct mis­sions of their own us­ing state-of-the art, high-per­for­mance boats. She has started the long process of go­ing through var­i­ous eval­u­a­tions and months of stan­dard Navy train­ing.

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