Mark Lee Greenblatt
Mark Lee Greenblatt is the author of "Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front," which tells true stories of American military heroes. Mark has been interviewed on NBC, CBS, MSNBC, Fox News Radio, CSPAN-Book TV, Forbes.com, Wall Street Journal TV, and dozens of other media outlets. He received an undergraduate degree from Duke University, a law degree from Columbia University School of Law, and a Senior Managers degree in Government Fellowship at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Mark is currently an attorney specializing in criminal and ethics investigations and earned a black-belt in tae-kwon-do. He lives with his family in the Washington, D.C., area.
Recent articles from Mark Lee Greenblatt
UNSUNG HEROES: The Soldier Who Rescued His Men From An Ambush Despite A Traumatic Brain Injury
This NCO repeatedly put himself in the line of fire to evacuate his brothers, despite his own traumatic brain injury.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Shielded His Team From A Grenade And Then Kept Fighting
“I didn't do anything special,” Pfc. Richard Weinmaster insisted at his award ceremony. “I was just in the right place at the right time.”
Family & Relationships
This Father’s Sacrifice Demonstrates How Military Families Stand Apart
One airman’s decision to miss his child’s birth in order to stay with his troops shows how military families stand apart.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Army Scout Who Swam Through A River And Cut Through An Electric Fence
U.S. Army Sgt. Ken Thomas’ actions on a river patrol gone wrong in Iraq in 2007 earned the cavalry scout the Silver Star.
UNSUNG HEROES: This Army Medic Overcame Gunfire And A Broken Leg To Save 14 Soldiers
Black Hawk medic, Sgt. Julia Bringloe, received the Distinguished Flying Cross for three days of hoists in June 2011 that she conducted all with a broken leg.
UNSUNG HEROES: This Army Reservist Saved A Crowd From A Suicide Bomber
Staff Sgt. Jason Fetty tackled the suicide bomber in an Afghan hospital and separated him from a crowd of hundreds, exposing himself to the blast in the process.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Private Who Burned His Hands To Save His Fallen Brothers
Keeping his fingers on the trigger of a battle-damaged machine gun left serious burns on his hands, but this 18-year-old Army soldier didn’t stop firing.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Guardsman Who Saved His Crew From A Live Grenade Inside A Tank
"He was playing hot potato with a live grenade."