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Mykel Hawke          

U.S. Army Special Forces "Green Beret," author and television personality

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from New York University and a Master of Science degree in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. A combat veteran with over 20 years of combined military, government contracting, and survival experience, Hawke served as both an enlisted soldier and a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Special Forces ("Green Berets"), attaining the rank of captain. He fought rebels and trained UN peacekeepers in war-torn Africa and did combat search and rescue missions during the drug war in Colombia. Also of note is that he has earned black belts in both Aikido and Judo.

His first television job on season seven of MTV's Road Rules, 1998, where he played both the good guy who trained the kids to recover their kidnapped chihuahua and then played the bad guy on Snake Island taking the cast down one by one.

Mykel was also one of four survival experts featured in the Discovery Channel's short-lived series, Science of Survival. In episode 2, "Escape from the Amazon", Mykel spends three days in the Amazon reducing his survival gear each successive day. Later, he continued in the showbiz industry with various jobs such as a security and medic for shows like Kourtney and Khlo Take Miami and Fox Reality Channel's Paradise Hotel 2.

He is the creator and star of two hit shows, Man Woman Wild and One Man Army (Discovery Channel), currently stars in a series on The Outdoor Channel, Elite Tactical Unit, and is making shows for the Travel Channel. Hawke is the bestselling author of a language book, two critically acclaimed survival manuals to include Hawke's Special Forces Survival Handbook, and has a new survival book and kit for kids. He is also co-author of the Jake Tyler thriller series, which is based on his personal experiences.

He is the founder and President of SpecOpsa global media, training, and adventure tourism company and has his own brand of survival knives and products. Hawke supports veterans and veterans causes as well as many humanitarian organizations.

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Elderly fugitive suspected of murder could last weeks in wilderness ...

Survival expert Mykel Hawke, who starred in Discovery's "Man, Woman, Wild," says Palmer could last up to 30 days in the wilderness. (Discovery Channel).

Knife store taps celebrities to boost national profile : Knoxville News ...

They include Mykel Hawke, survival instructor, Army Special Forces veteran and star of the Discovery Channel's "One Man Army" and "Man, Woman, Wild.

Things to do Sunday, July 14, 2013 - News - The Charleston Gazette ...

MYKEL HAWKE and DAVE CANTERBURY: 2 p.m. Tickets $15. The stars of "Man , Woman, Wild" and "Dual Survival" teach outdoor survival skills. Clay Center.

Bios : Discovery Channel

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