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Stolen Valor Investigative Team

Don't mess with them!

B.G. Burkett, a Vietnam veteran, served as a 1st LT with the 199th Lt. Infantry. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Vietnamese Honor Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm. He is the co-author of Stolen Valor, which won the coveted Colby Award for outstanding military book. He was presented the Army's highest award given to a civilian, the Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, by former President George H.W. Bush. In 2005, Mr. Burkett was inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame. Also in 2005, Mr. Burkett and Congressman Salazar D-CO, introduced the Stolen Valor Act on Capitol Hill.

Jug was recently made an honorary lifetime member of The Special Operations Association.
In 2012, he was made the first honorary inductee of the Legion of Valor which is an organization of Medal of Honor recipients.
Captain Larry Bailey USN (retired SEAL) completed his 27-year career as a SEAL officer in 1990. His assignments included duty in the United States and in Panama, Bolivia, Scotland, Colombia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. He is a graduate of Armed Forces Staff College and the U.S. Army's Foreign Area Officer School. His most significant military assignment was as Commanding Officer of the Naval Special Warfare Center, where all Navy SEALs undergo basic and advanced training. He is a Vietnam veteran and a sub-specialist in both Latin American and European politico-military affairs.
Catching bad guys as a Federal Agent wearing many hats, "Mac" brings almost 30 years of experience to the Stolen Valor investigative team. Details included US Customs Service, NCIS (Naval Intelligence) and many more, which resulted in a stellar record of successful investigations, prosecutions and seizures of contraband property. Mac is a recognized Counter-Terrorism Agent and Tactical Team Leader trained by the SEALs. Whether undercover or out in the open, Mac's impressive conviction rate of 98% remains unsurpassed. He knows the ins and outs of the justice system and will serve as technical consultant for the series. When you see him on camera, you'll know immediately why hardly anyone got away!
ColinColin Colin enlisted in the Navy specifically to join the SEAL Teams. He completed BUD/s and went to jump school and served six years with SEAL Team Two. Colin trained with three platoons, deployed twice and assisted with training and worked in the SUB OPS department. After his time with SEAL Team Two, he began working contracts for companies such as Blackwater, EODT, and ERINYS which brought him in and out of Iraq and Afghanistan approximately nine times over the past six years. His tenure gave him experience using myriad weapons including an M-60 Gunner, a Breacher (tactical explosives expert,) shotguns, M-4, Sig Sauer and Glocks as well as some rocket launchers and grenade launchers. Colin also knows Russian weapons like the AK-47, PKM, RPK and the ever famous RPG. Colin's record boasts nearly three years of on the ground experience as a PSD Operator in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Zack has worked in the SpecWar community for over ten years. Zack is a former Navy SEAL that served with SEAL Team Four. He has a myriad of combat deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, as well as Israel. Zack's operational experience encompasses the full spectrum of SEAL mission sets as well as clandestine and covert operations with various organizations. After leaving the SEAL Teams, he has continued to operate as a paramilitary contractor for a multitude of different companies, each time earning distinction in various conflicts. Zack was regularly employed as a team leader to take advantage of his incredible tactical leadership abilities, creativity, personal discipline and unmatched professionalism while deployed.

Zack was then hired as the first civilian BUD/S Instructor at the Naval Special Warfare Center in Coronado where he led SEAL Candidates on the rigorous physical training conducted there.