Tom Sileo is a Contributing Senior Editor at The Stream. He is an author and award-winning journalist who spent more than eight years working in local and national newsrooms.
Tom’s new book, THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret and How their Marine Brother Became a War’s Sole Survivor, was published by St. Martin’s Press on January 12, 2021. THREE WISE MEN, which Tom wrote with U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran Beau Wise, has received a starred review from Kirkus and was featured by Fox News, NBC’s TODAY Show, C-SPAN, the New York Post, the Marine Corps Times and OANN.
In 2017, Tom co-authored 8 SECONDS OF COURAGE: A Soldier’s Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor (Simon & Schuster) with wounded U.S. Army combat veteran Flo Groberg. He also co-wrote FIRE IN MY EYES: An American Warrior’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory (Hachette, 2016) with wounded U.S. Navy combat veteran Brad Snyder and BROTHERS FOREVER: The Enduring Bond Between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice (Hachette, 2014) with retired U.S. Marine and Gold Star father Tom Manion.
In 2016, Tom received the General Oliver P. Smith Award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation for an article he wrote for The Stream. Between 2010 and 2012, Tom received three consecutive Military.com blogging awards for his website, The Unknown Soldiers. In 2010, he was awarded a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship by The Fund for American Studies.