The Gerber Gator Machete [31-000758] wields a 15-inch fine edge blade
on one side, a 18-inch high performance saw blade on the other, and
Gerber's proprietary Gator rubber grip for ergonomic control. The
riveted, nylon sheath provides safe, durable transport. Quality, tough,
black oxide-coated steel blade is 15", fine razor's edge with serrated
saw on top. Gator sure-grip handle 25" overall, weighs 1 pound, lanyard
hole. Black 400-denier heavy nylon sheath with belt loop. It is autographed by former Navy SEAL Christopher Mark Heben.
Chris is a former US Navy SEAL and founder of INVICTVS Group, a special operations consortioum. He holds a master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, specializing in both Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
Immediately following the termination of Osama Bin Laden on May 2nd 2011, Chris emerged as the news media's most featured special operations subject matter expert. As a result, Chris has appeared in hundreds of interviews on television and cable news networks and radio networks such as NPR. Chris continues to appear often in the media, providing expertise and relevance on a variety of topics relating to the special operations community.
Due to his many favorable on-air appearances, Chris was heavily featured in the Discovery Channel's specials, Secrets of SEAL Team Six (June of 2011) and Inside Bin Laden's Lair (August 2012), the History Channel's America's Book of Secrets: Black Op's (April 2013), and the United Kingdom's Channel 4 documentary; Wikileaks, Secrets and Lies: The Julian Assange Story.
Chris is a public speaker and continues to pursue his passion for the creative arts in the form of television and film acting, song writing and performing and voice acting. Today, he is the official voice for Under Armor national TV commercials, as well as for Under Armor's new hunting TV show, "Ridge Reaper" now airing on the Outdoor Channel.
Today, Chris is hard at work promoting his debut album, The Patriot Project. He is also working on an autobiography, which he hopes will help inspire others to pursue their dreams.
During his military career, Chris served as an operator on SEAL Team 8 before joining an Assault Cell with Naval Special Warfare Group II as a close quarters combat and urban operations instructor.
After leaving active duty, Chris performed duties as a Special Operations Section Leader for a private military contractor in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Al' Qaeda in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Through these initiatives, Chris helped to establish and enforce U.S. Foreign Policy. Chris remains an active member of the military community.