Mark Owen is a former member of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group,
commonly known as SEAL Team Six. In his many years as a Navy SEAL, he has participated in
hundreds of missions around the globe, including the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in
the Indian Ocean in 2009. Owen was a team leader on Operation Neptune Spear in Abbottabad,
Pakistan, on 1 May 2011, which resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. Owen was one of the
first men through the door on the third floor of the terrorist mastermind's hideout, where
he witnessed bin Laden's death. Mark Owen's name and the names of the other SEALs mentioned
in this book have been changed for their security.