Redman is a retired Navy SEAL who was instrumental in the launch of CLF Project Enlist. In 2007, Lt. Redman was severely wounded by machine gun fire outside Fallujah, Iraq. While in the hospital, he posted a sign outside his door that gained national attention for its inspirational message. Redman is the author of The Trident: The Forging and Reforming of a Navy SEAL Leader and Overcome: Crush Adversity with the Leadership Techniques of America's Toughest Warriors. He is also a member of the CLF National Advisory Board.