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Don Bentley

NYT Bestselling Author of "Forgotten War," & "Tom Clancy: Weapons Grade; Former FBI Special Agent & Army Apache Pilot

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Don Bentley Biography

Don Bentley is the New York Times Bestselling author of eight books including the Matt Drake thriller series (Forgotten War, Hostile Intent, The Outside Man, Without Sanction), the Tom Clancy Jack Ryan, Jr. series (Weapons Grade, Flash Point, Zero Hour, Target Acquired), and the Vince Flynn Mitch Rapp series (beginning in 2024).

Bentley spent a decade as an Army Apache helicopter pilot during which time he was stationed in South Korea, Germany, and Texas. While deployed to Afghanistan as a Troop Commander in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VI, Bentley was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with "V" device for valor. Following his time in the military Bentley worked as an FBI Special Agent and was a member of the Dallas Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.

After leaving the FBI, Bentley worked for companies that developed technology for the U.S. Special Operations Community. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Ohio State University, and an M.F.A in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University.

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Tom Clancy Weapons Grade (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel)

Tom Clancy Weapons Grade (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel)

Tom Clancy Weapons Grade (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel, 11)

Tom Clancy Weapons Grade (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel, 11)

Tom Clancy Target Acquired (A Jack Ryan, Jr. Novel, 6)

Tom Clancy Target Acquired (A Jack Ryan, Jr. Novel, 6)

Without Sanction (A Matt Drake Thriller)

Without Sanction (A Matt Drake Thriller)

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    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Don Bentley for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Don Bentley, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Don Bentley or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Don Bentley

    Speaking fees for Don Bentley, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Don Bentley are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Don Bentley, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Don Bentley speak about?

    Don Bentley is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Culture, Literary, Military, Veterans.
  • Where does Don Bentley travel from?

    Don Bentley generally travels from Austin, TX, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Don Bentley’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Don Bentley for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Don Bentley for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Don Bentley or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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NYT Bestselling Author of "Forgotten War," & "Tom Clancy: Weapons Grade; Former FBI Special Agent & Army Apache Pilot

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Don Bentley Biography

Don Bentley is the New York Times Bestselling author of eight books including the Matt Drake thriller series (Forgotten War, Hostile Intent, The Outside Man, Without Sanction), the Tom Clancy Jack Ryan, Jr. series (Weapons Grade, Flash Point, Zero Hour, Target Acquired), and the Vince Flynn Mitch Rapp series (beginning in 2024).

Bentley spent a decade as an Army Apache helicopter pilot during which time he was stationed in South Korea, Germany, and Texas. While deployed to Afghanistan as a Troop Commander in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VI, Bentley was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with "V" device for valor. Following his time in the military Bentley worked as an FBI Special Agent and was a member of the Dallas Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.

After leaving the FBI, Bentley worked for companies that developed technology for the U.S. Special Operations Community. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Ohio State University, and an M.F.A in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University.

Don Bentley Videos

  • Don Bentley and T Jefferson Parker in conversation
    Don Bentley discusses his new Matt Drake novel, Forgotten War. T Jefferson Parker discusses his latest novel, The Rescue.
  • Don Bentley & Master Aviator Alan Mack: Forgotten War
    On today’s episode, Jack Carr is joined by U.S. Army veterans and authors Don Bentley and Alan Mack. Don spent 10 years as an Apache...

Don Bentley Books

FAQs on booking Don Bentley

  • How do I book Don Bentley to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Don Bentley for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Don Bentley, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Don Bentley or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Don Bentley

    Speaking fees for Don Bentley, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Don Bentley are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Don Bentley, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Don Bentley speak about?

    Don Bentley is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Culture, Literary, Military, Veterans.
  • Where does Don Bentley travel from?

    Don Bentley generally travels from Austin, TX, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Don Bentley’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Don Bentley for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Don Bentley for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Don Bentley or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Don Bentley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Don Bentley for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Don Bentley generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Montel Williams, Christopher Paul Wolfe, Rye Barcott, Rob Waldo Waldman and Dr. Cheryl Cooper. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Don Bentley for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Don Bentley Speaker Videos

  • Don Bentley and T Jefferson Parker in conversation
    Don Bentley discusses his new Matt Drake novel, Forgotten War. T Jefferson Parker discusses his latest novel, The Rescue.
    Don Bentley & Master Aviator Alan Mack: Forgotten War
    On today’s episode, Jack Carr is joined by U.S. Army veterans and authors Don Bentley and Alan Mack. Don spent 10 years as an Apache Helicopter Pilot for the U.S. Army. He was awarded the...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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