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Former Syracuse All-American and Navy SEAL, Rorke Denver, Releases Book

Last february, we introduced you to Rorke Denver, former Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse All-American and current Navy SEAL Lt. Commander. Denver was featured in the film “Act of Valor.” Denver’s book, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, describes his journey and the training program he oversees. Read More…

Former Syracuse All-American and Navy SEAL, Rorke Denver, Releases Book

Former Syracuse All-American and Navy SEAL, Rorke Denver, Releases Book

Last february, we introduced you to Rorke Denver, former Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse All-American and current Navy SEAL Lt. Commander. Denver was featured in the film “Act of Valor.” Denver’s book, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, describes his journey and the training program he oversees.

Since embarking on his military career, Denver has been deployed to countries in Central and South America, Afghanistan, Liberia and Iraq. He’s received several awards, including the Bronze Star with Valor, three Navy Commendation Medals and three Navy Achievement Medals. He’s also served as the executive officer of the Naval Special Warfare Center’s Advanced Training Command.

A long-stick midfielder at Syracuse, Denver received honorable mention All-America laurels as a senior in 1996. He was a member of the 1993 and 1995 Orange national championship teams and captained the squad his senior season.

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