The first pistol to be nicknamed "Hush Puppy" was fielded by the U.S. Navy SEALs in Vietnam beginning in 1967. Military historian and small arms specialist Kevin Dockery (author of Weapons Of The Navy SEALs and Special Weapons, Special Warfare) has written a history of the original Hush Puppy pistol and also provided a number of historically significant government documents pertaining to the Mk 22 Mod 0 pistol. This research is provided here for anyone with an interest in the history behind the Hush Puppy®. Additional documents are available. If you would like access to more government documents than what are shown here, please send us an email with detailing what you are looking for. To send us an email, please click the "Contact" tab on our homepage.