Action thriller based on the novel by Mitchell Zuckoff and true events from film-maker Michael Bay. On the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a militant group strike an American compound and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. A security team of CIA contractors including military veterans who served with the Navy SEALs, Marine Corps and Army Special Forces make a stand against the militants to defend the American Ambassador and his staff. The six members of the team are Jack Da Silva (John Krasinski), Kris 'Tanto' Paronto (Pablo Schreiber), Tyrone S. 'Rone' Woods (James Badge Dale), Oz (Max Martini), John 'Tig' Tiegen (Dominic Fumusa) and Glen 'Bub' Doherty (Toby Stephens). The story follows the team members as they defend the American diplomatic base in an attack that lasts over 13 hours.