I doubt a Navy Seal would demand their seat space, as well as someone elses. It not a secret that reclining your seat, intrudes upon their person behind you
He asked her to pleas sit forward so he could use his seat to eat. She ALLOWED this, but then decided that she was entitled to that space again. That is rude. Just because you can; doesnt mean you should
A Navy SEAL would not have put up with his sh*t.
And a person in the row behind a reclining seat has NO right to someone reclining in front of them. Don’t be a pinhead.