Baker Boys: Inside the Surge

Jon Steele shot and wrote Baker Boys: Inside the Surge between 2008-2010.  This award winning, four part documentary series was based on unique and uncensored access to Baker Company of the 1/15 Infantry while posted on the Iraqi battlefield.  Steele spent months embedded with the troops filming their daily life from sunup to sundown, capturing their feelings and emotions in a series of confessional-style interviews.  The Baker Boys aired over four weeks on HDnet in North America and Sky/Virgin in UK, 2010.  In 2012 the film was screened worldwide on Discovery Channel.


In 2012, Jon Steele was featured in the Matryn Burke documentary: Under Fire: Journalists in Combat.  The film was shortlisted for an Academy Award.