Was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and Military Medal (the British Army's second and third-highest ranking decorations for 'other ranks' & NCOs) for heroism during the ill-fated Bravo Two-Zero mission, thus making him the most highly decorated British soldier of the Gulf War.
He was badged as a member of 22 SAS Regiment in 1984
Is also a director of a Hereford based security company. McNab developed and runs a specialist training course for news crews, journalists and members of non-governmental organizations working in hostile environments (including war zones). The course is currently the only one if its kind in the world.
His face is rarely shown on camera, and will be shown in a silhouette.
Awarded both the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) and Military Medal (MM) during his military career.
Commanded the infamous Bravo Two Zero operation in the Iraq Gulf War. The surviving team members (McNab included) had spent three days on foot evading Iraqi troops. He was held prisoner for six weeks relentlessly and savagely tortured.
By the time McNab was released by Iraqi troops he had suffered from nerve damage to both hands, kidney damage, liver damage, a dislocated shoulder, and contracted Hepatitis. He was back in active service after recovering from six months of medical treatment.
His real name is kept hidden from the public for security reasons.