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.
In 2017, Tom co-authored 8 SECONDS OF COURAGE: A Soldier’s Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor (Simon & Schuster) with Capt. Flo Groberg, U.S. Army (Ret.). He also co-wrote FIRE IN MY EYES: An American Warrior’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory (Da Capo, 2016) with LT Brad Snyder, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and BROTHERS FOREVER: The Enduring Bond Between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice (Da Capo, 2014) with Col. Tom Manion, USMC (Ret.).
Tom’s next book, THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret and How their Marine Brother Became a War’s Sole Survivor, is being written with combat veteran Beau Wise and will be published by St. Martin’s Press on January 5, 2021.
In 2016, Tom received the General Oliver P. Smith Award for distinguished reporting from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. Between 2010 and 2012, he 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.