Don Mann, a bestselling author and accomplished endurance athlete and mountaineer, played a crucial role in some of America's most daring military missions for more than two decades. A former member of Navy SEAL Team Six who was twice captured by enemy forces, he now focuses his attention on inspiring others to achieve goals they never thought they could. As a sought-after motivational speaker and trainer, Mann addresses a wide range of audiences around the country-from major corporations to universities to professional sports teams-with a message that is equal parts inspiration and strategy. Mann's other books include Inside Seal Team Six, The Modern Day Gunslinger, The U.S. Navy SEAL Survival Handbook, and the Thomas Crocker thrillers. He lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Lance Burton is a 1996 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, former surface warfare officer, class leader of BUD/S Class 239, former Blackwater security specialist, and former FBI counter-terrorism agent with over twenty years of combined service including multiple Middle East deployments in support of anti-terrorism Operations abroad. He is also a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, a professional level athlete, and author of the popular military sci-fi novel The Blood of a God. He lives in Dallas, Texas.