Revealed: SAS hero, 48, who fell victim to revenge porn at hands of stalker Army dentist was ‘personally thanked’ by Donald Trump for saving lives in Nairobi terror siege

Revealed: SAS hero, 48, who fell victim to revenge porn at hands of stalker Army dentist was ‘personally thanked’ by Donald Trump for saving lives in Nairobi terror siege

An SAS hero who turned a revenge porn sufferer was ‘personally thanked’ by Donald Trump for saving lives throughout a terror siege.

Christian Craighead was given a gathering with the previous US president on the White Home in 2019, simply months after leaping into motion amid a terror assault on a shopping center in Nairobi, Kenya.

The 48-year-old, who served within the army for 28 years, had staged a daring rescue of hostages after coming throughout the assault whereas off-duty, in addition to killing a number of terrorists.

Craighead revealed he met Trump in 2020 on his Instagram account and posted an image of the 2 of them collectively in Washington DC.

He mentioned the assembly was unplanned and came about after Trump ‘heard… that I used to be on the town’ and ‘took time to thank me personally for saving American lives’.

Christian Craighead met former US president Donald Trump in 2019 months after saving lives within the Nairobi terror siege

Craighead leapt into action when terrorists targeted a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in January 2019. Pictured: The SAS man during the raid

Craighead leapt into motion when terrorists focused a shopping center in Nairobi, Kenya, in January 2019. Pictured: The SAS man throughout the raid

Major Jennifer Wilson (pictured) admitted to disclosing private sexual photos and footage of Craighead with the intent to cause distress

Main Jennifer Wilson (pictured) admitted to disclosing non-public sexual images and photographs of Craighead with the intent to trigger misery

The files were sent to his girlfriend  Tobi-Jayne Cadbury (pictured), who is the great-great-great granddaughter of chocolate baron Richard

The recordsdata have been despatched to his girlfriend  Tobi-Jayne Cadbury (pictured), who’s the great-great-great granddaughter of chocolate baron Richard 

The encounter got here shortly after Craighead give up the SAS and amid stories his comrades had ‘shunned’ him and have been ‘jealous’ on the consideration he was getting, when SAS doctrine forces them to struggle within the shadows.

Writing on Instagram he mentioned: ‘Final yr (2019) I had the privilege of assembly with the forty fifth President of the US, Donald J. Trump.

‘I will depart this with you: The assembly was unplanned, and he had nothing to realize from it.

‘When he heard from key figures of the administration that I used to be on the town, he took the time to thank me personally for saving American lives.’

Footage of the assembly have been taken by the White Home official photographer Shealah Craighead who later turned his fiancée however the two have since cut up up though he has taken her surname as his cowl id.  

The previous SAS man has been within the information during the last yr after an Military dentist admitted to sending X-rated images and movies of him to his girlfriend in a revenge porn case.

Main Jennifer Wilson, 42, despatched the recordsdata to Tobi-Jayne Cadbury, 36, and was accused of stalking his girlfriend – who’s the great-great-great granddaughter of chocolate baron Richard – on social media.

The Royal Medical Corps dentist  admitted sending footage and photographs of Craighead, however denied stalking and perverting the course of justice. 

The previous cost was ordered to lie on the file and the latter was dismissed after prosecutors provided no proof.

She has since been bailed pending pre-sentencing stories and faces as much as two years in jail.

Craighead is most well-known for his heroic efforts to save lots of hostages throughout a terror siege in Nairobi in 2019.

The soldier was in  Kenya serving to to coach the nation’s safety forces when jihadi militants from the al-Shabaab terror group launched an assault on the DusitD2 resort complicated within the capital Nairobi on January 15.

Regardless of being off-duty and out purchasing on the time, Craighead had his gear in his automobile, fetched it and raced all the way down to the complicated to assist out.

After arriving, he ‘organised all the operation’ – based on fellow SAS veteran Chris Ryan – together with directing the police and armed forces.

Craighead then led a one-man raid on the resort complicated, taking pictures lifeless two militants and carrying hostages to security.

Twenty two individuals have been killed within the assault and one other 27 injured with British and People among the many fatalities and casualties.

Footage of Craighead’s solo mission was seen around the globe and earned him the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC), the UK’s second-highest army award.

Nevertheless it additionally precipitated friction between Criaghead and the remainder of his SAS unit, who’re accustomed to working away from the highlight, with their heroic deeds going largely unrecognised.

In September that yr it was revealed that Craighead had give up the unit, strolling out of its base in Hereford in ‘disgust’ at his remedy by the hands of ‘jealous’ colleagues.

It was then that he launched his Instagram web page, posting footage of his time within the SAS together with photos of himself throughout the raid – together with notes on his gear, his coaching, and inspirational quotes.

The web page had precipitated panic amongst UK defence officers, who feared having to take authorized motion in opposition to Craighead to maintain him from revealing his id or delicate info.

Beneath strict guidelines, Particular Forces troops should not talk about their missions in public or search to ‘money in’ on operations.

Craighead said the president 'took the time to thank me personally for saving American lives' during a meeting at the White House

Craighead mentioned the president ‘took the time to thank me personally for saving American lives’ throughout a gathering on the White Home

Craighead breaching a door of the hotel while wearing a camouflage flak jacket and a balaclava and armed only with an assault rifle

Craighead breaching a door of the resort whereas sporting a camouflage flak jacket and a balaclava and armed solely with an assault rifle 

Chris Craighead leading terrified guests to safety after storming the hotel building in Kenya

Chris Craighead main terrified visitors to security after storming the resort constructing in Kenya

The principles have been launched following the furor over books by ex-troopers Chris Ryan and Andy McNab which dramatically raised the SAS’s public profile and led to considerations over Particular Forces troops leaking delicate info which may compromise future operations.

Craighead makes use of Instagram to advertise gear and weapons favoured by SAS troops – although it’s unclear whether or not he’s paid for the endorsements.

Senior officers have been mentioned to have needed to talk to him urgently in case he reveals his id or any delicate details about Particular Forces operations.

Prime brass have been additionally alarmed at obvious plans for a e book and a movie in regards to the Africa mission and the person’s friendship with Ryan, who launched a literary and movie profession after the Bravo Two Zero mission within the 1991 Gulf Warfare in Iraq.

Craighead had hoped to put in writing a e book about his daring exploits in Kenya however the MOD took him to court docket final yr and he was banned from revealing any particulars.

Amazon nonetheless has an advert for it and it was provisionally titled:’ One Man In: The Explosive Firsthand account of the Lone Particular Ops Solider Who Fought off A Main Terrorist Assault in Kenya.’

A synopsis reads: ‘After an in any other case bizarre morning of coaching along with his firearms, British SAS soldier Chris Craighead was simply starting to loosen up in his new residence within the bustling metropolis of Nairobi. Then the cellphone rang.

‘It was a pal, a former British soldier. Within the background, Chris heard gunfire. The pal gave the tackle of an upscale resort and workplace complicated in Nairobi’s prosperous Westgate neighbourhood. He mentioned it was underneath assault.

‘Inside minutes, Chris was in his pickup truck along with his weapons case within the again seat, dodging autos and pedestrians as he raced to the scene.

‘He tried to succeed in anybody he may inside the British and Kenyan governments to determine what was happening. No person answered. He was on his personal, and working with out orders.

‘For the subsequent twenty-two hours, Chris relied on his practically three many years of elite army coaching to win a lethal sport of hide-and-seek with a unit of ethnic Somali terrorists who had already detonated one suicide bomb, and have been intent on killing as many different individuals as potential.

‘At first on his personal, and later because the chief of a small, rag-tag group of troopers and civilians, Chris moved by the complicated the place a whole bunch of harmless resort workers, visitors, and workplace staff have been nonetheless trapped.

‘After clearing buildings and shepherding individuals to security, he positioned the terrorists. A battle of weapons, grenades, and techniques ensued. Chris and his males made it out. The terrorists didn’t.

‘Instructed in white-knuckle, minute-by-minute element, One Man In is an unforgettable story of heroism from a particular forces soldier who occurred to be in the correct place on the proper time – and determined to behave.’

The soldier uses the pseudonym Christian Craighead and has been gagged from releasing a book on how he defeated Islamic terrorists in Kenya

The soldier makes use of the pseudonym Christian Craighead and has been gagged from releasing a e book on how he defeated Islamic terrorists in Kenya

Who Dares Wins legend Craighead (not his real name) earned a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross award after fighting Al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi, Kenya

Who Dares Wins legend Craighead (not his actual title) earned a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross award after combating Al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked the DusitD2 resort in Nairobi, Kenya

After being defeated in his try to put in writing about his heroics he turned to writing a youngsters’s e book and it was printed final November and known as The Unsuitable Wolf.

It tells the story a couple of wolf who turns into a sheepdog and Craighead mentioned on Instagram:’ It is not the e book you are all ready for, however nonetheless I am nonetheless extraordinarily pleased with it.

‘The Unsuitable Wolf is a metaphoric story a couple of WOLF who turns into a SHEEPDOG. The e book was impressed by episodes in my life and was written by me, from the guts.

‘While principally a youngsters’s e book, it sends a optimistic message that can resonate with each the younger and outdated.’

In 2021 he revealed his id after it emerged Walter Mitty sort impersonators have been passing themselves off as him in pubs and bars across the SAS HQ at Hereford.

He posted on Instagram: ‘I am doing this sooner than I deliberate, however the actions of others have pressured my hand into prematurely revealing my face.

‘This photograph and others prefer it have gotten more and more out there, so I believed I must be the one to share the primary with you.’

Alongside the image he wrote: ‘Thanks to all these near me who help, information, help, and maintain me balanced throughout this time in my life.’

Newcastle-born Craighead was awarded 14 medals throughout his military profession which began in 1992 when he joined up at simply 16 and he finally entered service within the SAS

On Tuesday he is because of seem at a firearms conference in Las Vegas known as Shotshow 2024.

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