Dick Couch, Captain, U.S. Navy (retired), is a former Navy SEAL, combat veteran and CIA case officer. He is the author of four novels, SEAL Team One. Pressure Point, Silent Descent, and Rising Wind, and a nonfiction book on the training of Navy SEALs, The Warrior Elite. An avid skier and fly fisherman, Dick and his wife, Julia, live in central IdahoCouch, Dick is the author of 'U.S. Armed Forces Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Survival Manual', published 2003 under ISBN 9780465007974 and ISBN 046500797X.