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Kevin Dockery is an American fiction and nonfiction author and military historian. He is best known for his work detailing the history and weapons of the Navy SEALs. He served in the US Army on the President's Guard, and as an armorer. Since retiring from the Army, he has worked as a curator for the SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida, an historian, a game designer and as a lecturer. He has written 37 books, appeared in a number of television documentaries and served as technical advisor for several motion pictures.

He has written with or for several well-known figures, including Bill Fawcett, David Drake, Jesse Ventura, Harry Humphries, Dennis Chalker and several other SEALs.


Kevin Dockery was born October, 1954 in Highland Park Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 through 1975 as the Unit Armorer for Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, a ceremonial and guard unit assigned to the White House in Washington DC. Company A was the Presidents Guard for the 1976 Bicentennial. The Guard performed as a recreation of George Washington's Guard down to the period uniforms and weapons. Dockery was a Selected Marksman for the unit. His duties also included caring for all of the unit’s weapons, both modern and antique, including 77 Brown Bess flintlock muskets, swords, spontoons (spears) and other arms.

After leaving the army, Dockery returned to Michigan where he received a BA degree in Communications from Oakland University in 1980 with a concentration on broadcast journalism. While going to school, Dockery joined the Michigan National Guard, Company A, 225th Infantry. Rising to the rank of platoon sergeant, he served as an 81mm M29A1 mortar team leader, a weapons squad leader (antitank), and an infantry squad leader. He left the service in 1984.

His books include Navy Seals: The Complete History, Stalkers and Shooters: A History of Snipers and Weapons of the Navy Seals. He has appeared in six eposodes of Weaponology, Somali Pirate Takedown, and two episodes of Ground War.

Dockery lives in Ohio where he divides his time between writing, raising big dogs, and his hobbies including scuba diving, blacksmithing, fencing, gunsmithing, and knife and sword making.
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Total Books: 39
The M60 Machine Gun
2012 - The M60 Machine Gun [Weapon] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781849088442
ISBN-10: 1849088446
Genre: History

One Perfect Op An Insider's Account of the Navy SEAL Special Warfare Teams
Operation Thunderhead The True Story of Vietnam's Final POW Rescue Mission--and the last Navy Seal Killed in Country
Operation Thunderhead The True Story of Vietnam's Final POW Rescue Mission--and the last NAVY SealKilled in Country
Starstrike Operation Orion
2008 - Starstrike Operation Orion (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345490421
ISBN-10: 0345490428
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

Future Weapons
2007 - Future Weapons (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425217504
ISBN-10: 0425217507
Genres: History, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation, Politics & Social Sciences

Stalkers and Shooters A History of Snipers
2007 - Stalkers and Shooters a History of Snipers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425215425
ISBN-10: 0425215423
Genre: History
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Weapons Grade
2006 - Weapons Grade [Home Team, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060517281
ISBN-10: 006051728X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

Weapons of the Navy Seals
2005 - Weapons of the Navy Seals (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425205150
ISBN-10: 0425205150
Genre: History

Hostile Borders
2005 - Hostile Borders [Home Team, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060517274
ISBN-10: 0060517271
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Navy Seals A Complete History From World War II To The Present
2004 - Navy Seals a Complete History From World War II to the Present (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780425200728
ISBN-10: 0425200728
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Undeclared War
2004 - Undeclared War [Home Team, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060517267
ISBN-10: 0060517263
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Navy Seals A History  Post-Vietnam to the Present
2004 - Navy Seals a History Post-vietnam to the Present (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425196175
ISBN-10: 0425196178
Genre: History

Special Forces in Action Missions Ops Weapons and Combat--Day by Day
2004 - Special Forces in Action Missions Ops Weapons and Combat--day By Day (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780806525204
ISBN-10: 0806525207
Genre: History

Navy Seals II The Vietnam Years
2003 - Navy Seals II the VIetnam Years (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425190418
ISBN-10: 0425190412
Genre: History

Navy Seals A History of the Early Years
2003 - Navy Seals a History of the Early Years (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425188514
ISBN-10: 0425188515
Genre: History

One Perfect Op  Navy SEAL Special Warfare Teams
2003 - One Perfect Op Navy Seal Special Warfare Teams (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380809202
ISBN-10: 0380809206
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

Hell Week  SEALs in Training
2002 - Hell Week Seals in Training (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060001483
ISBN-10: 0060001488
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

Navy Seals The Vietnam Years
2002 - Navy Seals the VIetnam Years (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425183489
ISBN-10: 0425183483
Genre: History

Free Fire Zones Seal Missions
2000 - Free Fire Zones Seal Missions (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780380808267
ISBN-10: 0380808269
Genres: History, Nonfiction

The Teams  An Oral History of the US Navy Seals
1999 - The Teams an Oral History of the Us Navy Seals (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380728749
ISBN-10: 0380728745
Genre: History
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.

Compendium of Modern Firearms [Edge of the Sword Vol. 1] (Paperback)