Mike Ritland was born in Waterloo, Iowa and served 12 years as a Navy SEAL. He saw action in Operation Iraqi Freedom and numerous special operations missions during his career. He then served as Naval Special Warfare Multi-Purpose Canine (MPC) Trainer for the West Coast SEAL teams.
In addition to his novels, Ritland also has been featured in numerous other publications such as Town & Country, Police K9 Magazine, K9 Cop Magazine, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, NYPOST, Men’s Journal, and more.Mike Ritland is not only an accomplished author and speaker, but he has been interviewed by dozens of media affiliates, including ABC, CBS 60-Minutes, CBS 60-Minutes Overtime, CBS This Morning, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2 BOOKTV, Fox News, Fox News Videos, Fox and Friends, NBC, and PBS.
Visit Mikeritland.com to learn more about Mike and his company Trikos International.