Dick Couch

Dick Couch Captain, U. S. Navy (Ret.) served five years of active duty with Navy Underwater Demolition and SEAL teams. While a platoon leader with SEAL Team One, he led the only successful POW rescue operations of the Vietnam War. In 1972 he joined the CIA, continuing service in the Naval Reserve until his retirement in 1997 with the rank of captain. He has frequently appeared as a military affairs expert on nationally-broadcast television and radio programs. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he is author of the recently-published Naval Institute Press books The Sheriff of Ramadi and Seal Team One.


 
 

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