Retired Lieutenant Jason Redman served 21 years with the United States Navy, 11 as an enlisted Navy SEAL and 10 years as a SEAL Officer. He was severely wounded in a firefight on September 13, 2007, outside of Fallujah, Iraq. While recovering at Bethesda Naval Medical Center, LT Redman wrote and hung a bright orange sign on his door, which became a statement and symbol for wounded warriors everywhere.
He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, the Purple Heart, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Combat Action Ribbons and the U.S. Army Ranger tab, along with numerous other personal and unit awards.
He is the author of “The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader” and founder of Wounded Wear, a non-profit organization that supports combat wounded warriors and families of the fallen. In 2014, Redman founded SOF Spoken, a speaking company that focuses on leadership, teamwork, and overcoming adversity for businesses, first responders, sports teams, and government organizations.