Brandon Webb (author)
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1993-2006|
|Rank||Chief Petty Officer|
|Unit||United States Navy SEALs|
Brandon Tyler Webb (born June 12,1974) is a former United States Navy SEAL and SEAL Sniper Head Instructor, with one combat deployment to Afghanistan and one to Iraq. He served as the Navy SEAL Sniper Course Manager, where he developed new curricula and trained snipers, including Chris Kyle. Webb is the Founder and CEO of Hurricane Group Inc, which includes sofrep.com, The Load Out Room, sofrep radio, the SpecOps Channel on YouTube, Crate Club, Cuna Dog and Continuum. Webb is also a media commentator on snipers and related Special Operations Forces military issues. Webb is a New York Times Best Selling Author who has written or collaborated on twelve books. Webb received his education at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and University of Kentucky.
The 21st Century Sniper: A Complete Practical Guide Dec 01, 2010
The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and How I Trained America's Deadliest Marksmen Apr 10, 2012(with Don Mann)
No Easy Op: The Unclassified Analysis of the Book Detailing The Killing of OBL (SOFREP World Report 1) Sep 02, 2012(Jack Murphy with Brandon Webb, Bill Jansen, and Iassen Donov)
Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century Mar 08, 2013 (Glen Doherty with Brandon Webb)
Benghazi: The Definitive Report May 06, 2014(with Jack Murphy)
The ISIS Solution: How Unconventional Thinking and Special Operations Can Eliminate Radical Islam (SOFREP) Nov 18, 2014(Jack Murphy with Brandon Webb and Peter Nealen)
The Making of a Navy SEAL: My Story of Surviving the Toughest Challenge and Training the Best Aug 25, 2015(with John David Mann)
Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice May 26, 2015(with John David Mann)
The Power of Thought: Core Principles To Overcome Adversity and Achieve Success Feb 29, 2016
The Killing School: Inside the World's Deadliest Sniper Program May 09, 2017(With John David Mann)
Total Focus: Make Better Decisions Under Pressure Aug 15, 2017(With John David Mann)
Mastering Fear: A Navy SEAL's GuideAug 7, 2018(John David Mann)
Many of Webb's statements and claims have received criticism and controversy within the special operations community.
Webb joined the Navy in 1993 and began his career as an Aviation Warfare Systems Operator and Search and Rescue Swimmer. He completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training. He was assigned to SEAL Team 3.
In 2000 Webb was invited to undergo training at the SEAL Sniper Course. After becoming a certified SEAL Sniper, he deployed to the Persian Gulf with SEAL Team 3.
After his last deployment with SEAL Team 3, Webb worked at the Naval Special Warfare Group One Sniper Cell. At the end of 2003 Webb took over the Sniper Course as Program Manager. During his tenure in this position, more than 300 Navy SEALs completed the program including Chris Kyle and Marcus Luttrell.
- "A Navy SEAL explains why he’ll never go skydiving as a civilian again"
- "Military Cool: Becoming a Sniper"
- "A Soldier's Best Friend"
- "Sneak Peek: The TAG Combat Sustainment Pack"
- "Military to procure 'Mako' Dirigible"
- Fantz, Ashley (2011-05-11). "Navy SEALs, the 'quiet professionals,' got bin Laden". CNN. Archived from the original on 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-07.
- Hixenbaugh, Mike, "Former SEAL Brandon Webb accused of embellishing combat stories and friendships with the fallen", The Virginian-Pilot, 31 May 2015
- Carlson, Kelley (2012-05-03). "Former Navy SEAL decides to become a writer and pens his memoirs". Del Mar Times. Retrieved 2012-06-07.