The Washington Post

Jeremy Wise

Navy SEAL/CIA security contractor

The oldest brother left medical school to join the Navy shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. Nearly washed out of SEAL school.

Ben Wise

Infantry/Green Beret medic

The middle brother became the first to enlist, in 2000. Spent more than two years fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Beau Wise

Marine sergeant

The youngest brother was sold on the military by his siblings, enlisting in 2008. Couldn’t wait to kick down doors and blow things up.