Chain of Command (NGC 2018, Chris Evans)

Filmed over 18 months, the series features incredible access from inside the walls of the Pentagon to the front lines of the U.S. military’s mission to fight global extremism around the globe.

“We couldn’t think of a more natural fit to narrate our series about America’s real military heroes than Chris Evans, one of America’s favorite big-screen action heroes,” said Tim Pastore, president of original programming and production. “Chain of Command is the quintessential National Geographic nonfiction series, which uses the power and the trust of the yellow border to gain incredible inside access to places most organizations not only can’t go – but won’t go. We’re thankful not only to the Pentagon for granting us that access, but also to the soldiers and their families from the top down who trusted us to bring their stories to our audiences.”

“I’m proud to be a part of any project that shines a spotlight on the incredible work our armed forces do every day around the world,” said Evans, who has served as a spokesperson for Got Your Six. “I think this series is an important opportunity for all of us to understand and appreciate the people who put their lives on the front line every day to keep us all safe.”

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Chain of Command delivers extraordinary insight into a line of authority and responsibility as never seen before, including a rare on-camera sit-down with Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. From the halls of power at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., to the front lines in Mosul, Iraq; Afghanistan; Somalia; Niger; and South America, and to the surprising ISIS recruiting ground of Trinidad and Tobago – only 1,600 miles from the coast of Florida – viewers will see firsthand how decisions made at the Pentagon have a direct impact on our service members on the ground, fighting to protect Americans and our allies from radicalized extremists.

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production details
USA / National Geographic Channel / 7×50 minutes / 2018

cast
Chris Evans as Narrator
Mark Zwirgzdas

Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.