Brandon Webb is an American author and digital media entrepreneur. He was born in British Columbia Canada, where he spent his early childhood, and later moved to America with his family.
At nineteen Brandon joined the US Navy to become a SEAL, his first Navy assignment was serving as a helicopter Aircrew Search & Rescue (SAR) swimmer and Aviation Warfare Systems Operator (AW) with HS-6. He would eventually get orders to, and graduate with Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL class 215 in Coronado, CA.
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 (NSWC) 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. His proudest accomplishment in the military was working as one of the course manager’s for the Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) sniper program, a school house that has produced some of the deadliest snipers in US military history. As a Navy Chief Petty Officer, he ended his career early at just under fourteen years to spend more time with his children.
Today Brandon is focused on pursuing his career in media. He is the founder and President of Force12 Media, a digital publishing network that reaches tens of millions monthly, and is the largest military content network on the Internet.
Brandon is a New York Times bestselling author, and is regularly featured in international media as a military and Special Operations Forces (SOF) subject matter expert. He has contributed to ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, BBC, SIRIUS XM, and The New York Times. His latest non-fiction work, Among Heroes (Penguin/Random House), will be published in May 2015.
Brandon enjoys spending time with his amazing children, being outdoors, and flying his Yak 52 upside-down. He splits his time between Manhattan, New York, and Lake Tahoe, Nevada.