FORCE BLUE Partners with World of Warships and Navy SEAL Museum On D-DAY Documentary Exclusively Acquired By FOX Nation

Fort Pierce, Fla. – June 5, 2024 – FORCE BLUE is proud to announce the exclusive distribution by FOX Nation of Its highly anticipated documentary FROG FATHERS: Lessons From the Normandy Surf, produced in partnership with World of Warships and the Navy SEAL Museum. The powerful documentary commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day, highlighting the selfless contributions of the Scouts & Raiders (S&R) and Naval Combat Demolition Units (NCDUs), predecessors to today’s Navy SEALs.

FROG FATHERS offers an in-depth look at the origins of the S&R and NCDUs, whose courageous actions during World War II played a crucial role in the success of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The film is a tribute to these brave men, whose legacy continues to inspire the elite warriors of today. The documentary explores the historical significance of the NCDUs, emphasizing the enduring spirit of courage, commitment, resilience, and innovation that defines present day Navy SEALs.

“It was a privilege for FORCE BLUE to have partnered with World of Warships and the National Navy SEAL Museum in the production of FROG FATHERS,” said Jim Ritterhoff, Executive Director and Co-Founder of FORCE BLUE. “We hope that, in some small way, it honors the tradition of Naval Special Warfare and pays homage to those brave men who were its forebears. We are thrilled that FROG FATHERS will reach a wider audience through FOX Nation.”

“We are honored to have partnered with the FORCE BLUE to support production of FROG FATHERS,” said Grant Mann, Navy SEAL Museum Executive Director. “This documentary is a testament to the bravery and sacrifices of the men who laid the foundation for SEALs today. It is a fitting tribute to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, a pivotal day in history. Partnering with FOX Nation for the distribution of FROG FATHERS allows us to continue to raise awareness about the invaluable contributions of Naval Special Warfare throughout history.”

FROG FATHERS is available exclusively on FOX Nation through June 10th. Subscribers can look forward to an unforgettable journey through history, exploring the origins of the world’s most elite fighting force and paying homage to the warriors of D-Day.

About FOX Nation

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Established in 2016 as a means of addressing two seemingly unrelated problems–the rapidly declining health of our marine resources and the difficulty far too many servicemen and women have in adjusting to civilian life once their service ends–FORCE BLUE is the only nonprofit organization in the world that retains and redeploys former Special Operations veterans and military-trained combat divers to work alongside scientists and environmentalist on marine conservation missions.

Harkening back to the days of Jacques Cousteau and the French Frogmen he trained, FORCE BLUE has assembled a modern-day cadre of elite military veterans with the aptitude and ability to achieve great things on the conservation front–and the visibility to let the world know about it. Through its composition and commitment, FORCE BLUE is building a model of caring, cooperation, and positive change with the power to retore lives and the planet.

About The Navy SEAL Museum

The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the U.S. Navy SEALs and their predecessors. Located in Fort Pierce, Florida, the Museum resides on the training grounds of the original Navy combat swimmers, the Frogmen. Built to honor the men who served with fortitude and ingenuity, the Navy UDT- SEAL Museum first opened its doors on Veterans Day in 1985. From humble beginnings, the facility has experienced tremendous growth, achieving national stature in 2007. The main objective of the Museum remains the promotion of public education by providing the opportunity to explore the history of the Navy SEALs through interactive exhibits, while honoring the fallen at the SEAL Memorial and caring for those warriors’ families through the Trident House Charities Program.