Howard E. Wasdin, D.C., was a top sniper with SEAL Team VI. Howard served in the US Navy for twelve years, nine as part of the SEAL Teams. Howard was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States, and the Purple Heart tor injuries sustained in Operation Gothic Serpent in Mogadishu, Somalia. Howard now lives in Jesup, Georgia, where he is a practicing chiropractor. In 2012, he was inducted into the Jeremiah Milbanks Society of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Howard is the author of SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper , a New York Times bestseller for twenty-two weeks. He coauthored a fictional series, SEAL Team Six Outcasts. Howard also travels the country as a motivational speaker.