Dick Couch

In Vietnam, DICK COUCH served as a Surface Warfare Officer and SEAL Platoon Commander after graduating from the Naval Academy in 1967. Dick has had a particular relationship with the US Special Operations Command, which has allowed him to photograph the special operations training facilities used by SEALs, Army Special Forces (Green Berets), Rangers, and Marines. Tom Clancy's Op-Center series has him as a co-author. He taught ethics at the United States Naval Academy and is frequently called upon to speak on questions of character, moral battlefield conduct, and the training and deployment of American military special operations units. He and his wife Julia live in central Idaho.