Stan R. Mitchell
According to the bio on Amazon: "Stan R. Mitchell writes action-packed thrillers and cites authors Vince Flynn, James Patterson, and Tom Clancy as heavy influences. Most likely, if you enjoy their work, you'll enjoy Mitchell's.
Mitchell earned a journalism degree from the University of Tennessee and spent 10+ years doing relentless, deadline-required writing in the newspaper business.
Prior to college and his days in the newspaper world learning how government actually works, Mitchell was a former USMC Sergeant, who earned a Combat Action Ribbon in '97 while serving in the infantry with Alpha Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Marines. (Operation Silver Wake.) "