Brandon Webb is an American writer and digital media entrepreneur. He was born in British Columbia Canada, where he spent his early childhood, and later moved to America.
At nineteen Brandon joined the US Navy where he first served as a Helicopter Aircrew Search & Rescue (SAR) swimmer, and later as a US Navy SEAL.
As a SEAL he served with SEAL TEAM 3, Naval Special Warfare Training Detachment (TRADET) sniper cell, and completed his last tour at the Naval Special Warfare Center sniper course. Throughout his career he completed four deployments to the Middle East, one to Afghanistan and would later go back to Iraq in 2006-7 as a paramilitary contractor. Webb has received numerous distinguished service awards throughout his career. His proudest accomplishment in the military was working as a course manager for the Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) sniper program.
Today Brandon is focused on pursuing his career in writing and digital media. He is the founder and President of Force12 Media, a digital media network that reaches tens of millions of visitors monthly, and is the largest military content network on the Internet.
He is regularly featured in international media, and has contributed to ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, BBC, SIRIUS XM, and The New York Times. Brandon is a New York Times bestselling author, and his writing has been published worldwide. His latest non-fiction work, Among Heroes (Penguin/Random House), will be published in May 2015.
Brandon enjoys spending time with his incredible children, surfing, skiing, and flying his Yak 52 upside-down. He splits his time between Manhattan NYC, La Jolla CA, and Lake Tahoe, Nevada.