Wes Bryant is a former Special Operations Forces Tactical Air Control Party – Joint Terminal Attack Controller (SOF TACP – JTAC), a member of the elite ground combat forces of the U.S. Air Force who serve as combat airpower specialists for America’s special operations units. In 2014, as the senior enlisted JTAC to establish the Baghdad Strike Cell, he coordinated and controlled some of the first airstrikes of America’s war on ISIS. Later, he was the senior airpower expert for special operations task forces hunting ISIS throughout Syria and Afghanistan until his retirement in 2018. Wes holds a Bachelor’s in Asian Studies and currently pursues writing, editing, and consulting while teaching traditional Kung Fu. He lives with his wife and daughters in North Carolina.
The American Philosopher