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Lot # 4: SOG SOGfari 18" Machete Autographed by Chris McKinley, former Navy SEAL

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Item was in Auction "U.S. Navy SEAL's Memorabilia & More Auction - 2019",
which ran from 11/1/2019 12:00 PM to
12/2/2019 10:53 AM

Chris McKinley is a former U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of INVICTVS Group, a Special Operations Consulting Consortium. He is a NCCPA Certified (PA-C) Physician Assistant and holds a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Chris is fully licensed to practice as a PA in North Carolina and in Ohio. Chris is the founder of four successful companies in the medical device and medical/security/training & consulting spaces.

During his military career, Chris served on SEAL Team 8 before joining a Training  Cell with Naval Special Warfare Group II. There, he was 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 Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in North Africa. Through these initiatives, Chris helped to both establish and enforce U.S. Foreign Policy on three continents.  

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 Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, CBS, ABC, NBC, and many other Cable News Networks and radio networks.

Chris occasionally appears in the media, providing expertise and relevance on a variety of topics relating to Medicine, Terrorism, Special Operations and the world Military community.   Chris starred on the Animal Planet TV show: ‘Ivory Wars’ (2014) and is also heavily featured in the Discovery Channel 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’ & ‘The Real Story of American Sniper’, currently airing on the Reelz Channel. 

Chris is a kinetic and dynamic motivational public speaker. He speaks from the heart. When he's not engaged in custom events for Fortune 500 executives, he can be found speaking passionately to students and community members at Universities and local Libraries. In between these engagements, he is handling the Private Security needs for high net worth individuals in the U.S. and overseas. Chris also continues to pursue his passion for the creative arts in the form of book writing, song writing, singing and voice acting. He was the official voice for Under Armor's hunting TV show “Ridge Reaper” on the Outdoor Channel. This show is now in syndicated release and can be found on-line as well.

Mr. McKinley enjoys performing and promoting his hit single _"American Patriot" _(Available on Amazon & iTunes and others), as well as traveling for corporate speaking engagements and book signings for his book “Enemy In the Wire”.

The SOG Specialty Knives & Tools MC02-N SOGFari machete features a real working saw on the back of the blade and is one of the most useful tools in the world, having cleared brush, blazed trails, chopped wood, made shelters and helped harvest crops. Made of 3CR13 steel with an attractive black powder coated finish, the 18-inch saw back with a fixed blade has a machete shape that can be used for survival exploration and clearing trails. The ergonomically contoured and well balanced handle has a black finish and is made of Kraton to comfortably fit in your hand. The handle’s synthetic rubber material provides a no-slip surface with increased heat resistance, weathering and chemical resistance. There's a lanyard hole on the base of the handle. A black nylon sheath is included with a hook and loop closure and belt loop attachment to keep the SOGFari safely protected and close to you at all times. This knife has an overall length of 24-inches, blade thickness of 0.08-inches and weight of 15.7-ounces. The SOG Specialty Knives & Tools MC02-N SOGFari Machete with 18-Inch Dual Steel Straight Edge and Saw Blade comes with a limited lifetime warranty that protects against defects in manufacturing and materials.


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