Gina Cavallaro is one of America's most experienced war correspondents. She has traveled to every corner of today's war zones and walked the dangerous streets with the troops to tell their real stories of life on the ground in America's most protracted conflict since the Vietnam War. She is a writer for Army Times.
Matt Larsen, a longtime trainer in hand-to-hand combat and survival techniques, served as a sniper in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Army Rangers during the course of a twenty-two-year career in the military. He recently revised and updated the U.S. Army Survival Handbook (Lyons). He is the Director of the Modern Army Combatives Program, which he created, and the Commandant of the U.S. Army Combatives School, which he founded at Fort Benning, Georgia.