BUZZ ALDRIN – NASA ASTRONAUT & AIR FORCE COMMAND PILOT
For the uninitiated, Buzz Aldrin was among the first men to walk on the moon as the Apollo Lunar Module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Before that, Buzz served as an Air Force colonel and fighter pilot in the Korean War, where he flew 66 combat missions.
ROB O’NEILL – NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR, SEAL TEAM 6 UBL SHOOTER
New York Times best-selling author of "The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior." The book documents Rob's time in SEAL Team 6 which led to the heroic raid, Operation Neptune Spear. Also told in the book is Rob's involvement in Operation Red Wings which helped to save Marcus Luttrell as told in “Lone Survivor.” Robert O'Neill is also a Fox News contributor.
BRAD THOR – NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR
There is no disputing that the top dog of the military thriller genre today is Brad Thor. Every book of the now famous Scot Harvath series becomes a New York Times best-seller and for good reason. Brad is meticulous in his writing process, meeting with former Navy SEALs to make sure the scenarios and dialogue in his books are accurate. He's a regular on SOFREP Radio, and we always love hearing about his latest action packed novel.
AMBER SMITH – ARMY COMBAT HELICOPTER PILOT
Amber’s book “Danger Close” details her flying combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan in the Kiowa Warrior helicopter. After her time in the Army, Amber Smith also served as former Deputy Assistant for Outreach to none other than General Mattis.
MIKE VINING – ARMY SGM, DELTA FORCE EOD
SGM Mike Vining is a man who has been there, done that, and lived to tell about it. From attending OTC Class #1 (the first ever Operators Training Course for Army Delta Force) to his time as an EOD during Vietnam, Vining has some very rich history that operators of today have benefited from tremendously.