By John David Mann, Brandon Webb
Now from Brandon Webb, army SEAL sniper and New York Times bestselling writer, comes his own account of the 8 acquaintances and fellow SEALs who made the last word sacrifice.
“Knowing those nice men—who they have been, how they lived, and what they stood for—has replaced my existence. We can’t allow them to be forgotten. So examine those awesome males, proportion their tales, and research from them as i've got. We’ve mourned their deaths. Let’s rejoice their lives.”—Brandon Webb
As a army SEAL, Brandon Webb rose to the pinnacle of the world’s such a lot elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing education and wrestle missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan. one of the best of the simplest, he led the SEALs’ clandestine sniper education application as direction supervisor, teaching a brand new iteration of the world’s most sensible snipers. alongside the way in which, Webb served beside, proficient, and supported males he got here to understand not only as fellow warriors, yet as pals and, ultimately, as heroes. Among Heroes provides his own account of those 8 striking SEALs, who gave enthusiastic about their comrades—and their country.
Here are the real tales at the back of the amazing valor and abiding humanity of these “sheepdogs” (as they name themselves) who safeguard us from the wolves of the realm. Of Matt “Axe” Axelson, who perished at the Lone Survivor challenge in Afghanistan. Of Chris Campbell, Heath Robinson, and JT Tumilson, who have been one of the thirty-eight casualties of Extortion 17, the Chinook helicopter shot down in August 2011. Of Glen Doherty, Webb’s ally for greater than a decade, killed whereas aiding safe the profitable rescue and extraction of yankee CIA and kingdom division diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on September eleven, 2012; and different shut buddies, classmates, and fellow warriors.
In Among Heroes, Webb deals 8 intensely own profiles of unusual courage—who those males have been, what they stood for, and the way they got here to make the last word sacrifice. those are males who left at the back of powerfully instructive examples of what it capacity to be alive—and what it really ability to be a hero.
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