Nic Checque wanted to be a Navy SEAL from his high school days. A Monroeville, Pennsylvania kid who wrestled and played football, Checque steeled himself. Cold showers. Sleeping in a closet. No jacket on a chilly day.
Buddies pointed out how hard it would be to join the Navy SEALs. Only one in five survives their legendary entry training, but his family had no doubts.