Brigadier General Anthony J. Tata, U.S. Army (Retired), is
the national bestselling author of Direct Fire, Reaper
Ghost Target, Besieged (a Publishers Weekly Top
10 Best Mystery/Thriller of 2017), Three Minutes to
Midnight, Foreign and Domestic, and the Threat series.
During his active duty military career, he commanded combat units
in the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and the 10th Mountain
Division. His last combat tour was in Afghanistan in 2007 where he
earned the Combat Action Badge and the Bronze Star Medal. He is a
frequent foreign policy guest commentator on Fox News, CNN, and One
America News Network's Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler.
Previously, General Tata served as the Secretary of Transportation
of North Carolina, Superintendent of Schools for Wake County Public
School System, and Chief Operating Officer of Washington, DC,
Brigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund, and the Michael Murphy Foundation.