American Commander

What started with American Sniper has come full circle with the story of Ryan Zinke, The American Commander—known as Ryan “Z Man” Zinke

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In recent years, the world has learned just what is required to bravely serve America through the SEAL Teams. Now, for the first time, we hear from their commander.

American Commander

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For more than half a decade, Ryan Zinke was a Commander at the most elite level of the Navy SEAL Teams. A 23-year veteran of the U.S. Navy SEALs, Zinke is a decorated officer and earned two Bronze Stars as the acting Commander of Joint Special Forces in Iraq. Zinke trained and commanded many of the men who would one day run the covert operations to hunt down Osama Bin Laden and save Captain Phillips (Maersk Alabama). He also served as mentor to now famous SEALs Marcus Luttrell (Lone Survivor) and Chris Kyle (American Sniper).

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