In August of 2016, Walmart began offering Barry Donadio's book for sale on its website. It is a privilege not offered to every book for sale on the market.
Barry Donadio released his book "TWA Flight 800 First Responder Witness Account" back in September of 2013. Sales began globally by Amazon, Barnes & Noble and a dozen more reputable distributors. The book has steadily increased in sales, especially in 2016.
Mr. Donadio has also given away hundreds of copies for free to the public. He also conducted numerous book signing events that were open to the public. Most recently he led events commemorating the 20 year anniversary of the crash of TWA Flight 800 which occurred on July 17th 1996. Needless to say, he gave away scores of free copies of his book the TWA Flight 800 families during the 20th anniversary events.
Barry Donadio's book has been increasingly gaining interest, thanks to Walmart.
Barry Donadio said, "It is an achievement to have your book sold by Walmart. Many other books written on the same subject as mine are not for sale on Walmart.com. It took 3 years for them to notice it and market it on their website." "I never applied to have them sell my book, they did it on their own and I thank them for it."
Mr. Donadio, was one of the first responding Emergency Medical Technicians on the night of the crash of TWA Flight 800 on July 17th 1996. In 1990, he originally served in New York as a Volunteer Firefighter with the Terryville Fire Department. After moving out of Terryville Fire District, he served in the Center Moriches Fire Department. In 1996, he was a 25 year old member of the East Moriches Community Ambulance, serving as a Volunteer EMT when the crash occurred. In 2002, he took a position at the White House in the U.S. Secret Service. He served on the elite Secret Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) under the Bush and Obama administrations. In 2014 he was elected to the Queen Anne's County Republican Central Committee in Maryland. He is currently the President of a unique private security and investigation firm that specializes in executive protection called Public Security LLC. He is currently working on his next book "America's Best Kept Secret".
To date of this article, he is still the only person who wrote a book referencing the crash of TWA Flight 800 that was actually at the rescue operations that night in 1996.