Posted on 6th October 2018 at 21:58
When someone like Mark "Billy" Billingham, SAS Who Dares Wins offers his support without any hesitation to become our Ambassador then this fills us with confidence that we are doing something wright. All of us at Phoenix Heroes are proud of this and humbled at the same time because he is a remarkable man!
Mark joined the Parachute Regiment in 1983 and served until 1991 holding an array of positions including: Patrol Commander for operational tours in many worldwide locations and also served as a training instructor for the Regiments as a military specialist. Billy joined the SAS in 1991 as a Mountain Troop specialist and has been responsible for planning and executing strategic operations and training at the highest level in numerous locations (Iraq, Afghanistan, South America and Africa) and has lead countless hostage rescues.
Billy is a certified SF and Counter Terrorist Sniper Instructor, Advanced Evasive Driving Instructor, Tracking/Jungle Warfare/Navigation Instructor, Demolition/Sabotage Instructor, Ski Mountaineering/Rock Climbing/Abseiling/Ice climbing Instructor, Combat Survival/RTI Instructor, Counter Terrorist Instructor (all options) and has worked as a Patrol Medic/Trauma Life Support agent for 5 hospital attachments.
After his military career, Billy became a bodyguard and looked after people such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sir Michael Caine, Jude Law, Hulk Hogan, Kate Moss, Russell Crowe and Tom Cruise.
Billy is currently working on his UK speaking tour amongst other ventures, we are all very proud and delighted that Billy is our Ambassador, he is a great man and a true veteran!
Get to meet Billy in person and go to one of his tour nights, we have been and it is a great night out and filled with amazing stories and laughter!
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