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Kyle Mullen biography: 10 things about Navy SEAL candidate from Manalapan, New Jersey

Kyle Felix Mullen was a resident of New Jersey, United States. Aside from playing basketball and football, he was also interested in pursuing a career as an investment banker.

After attending Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA and Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, Mullen became a U.S. Navy Sea, Air and Land Teams (Navy SEALs) candidate. Here are 10 more things about him:

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  1. He lived in Manalapan, New Jersey. Aside from Manalapan, he also lived in other parts of New Jersey including Sea Bright.
  2. He is Thomas Michael “Tom” Mullen and Regina Marie Mullen‘s son.
  3. He played basketball and football at Manalapan High School in Manalapan Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
  4. He was 6’4″ tall and his registered weight was 250lbs.
  5. In 2015, he joined the football team of Yale University where he studied psychology. 
  6. In 2018, he was named Yale University’s Team 146 captain.
  7. In 2019, he transferred to Monmouth University where he also played football. In 2020, he graduated from the university with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
  8. In 2021, he joined the military.
  9. A Navy SEALs candidate, he was assigned to Naval Special Warfare Basic Training Command. He and another SEAL trainee fell ill hours after their Basic Underwater Demolition class successfully completed part of the first phase of the SEAL assessment and selection program and were rushed to the hospital. At 5:42 p.m. on February 4, 2022, he died at Sharp Coronado Hospital in Coronado, California.
  10. He died at the age of 24. Released on October 12, 2022, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner’s autopsy report revealed that his cause of death was acute pneumonia with cardiomegaly as a contributing factor.
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