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Doug Hocking grew up on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in the Rio Arriba (Northern New Mexico). He attended reservation schools, Ivy League prep school, and graduated from high school in Santa Cruz, New Mexico, in the Penitente heartland among paisonos and Indios. Doug enlisted in Army Intelligence out of high school and worked in Taiwan, Thailand and at the Pentagon. Returning home he studied Social Anthropology (Ethnography) and then returned to the Army as an Armored Cavalry officer (scout) completing his career by instructing Military Intelligence lieutenants in intelligence analysis and the art of war. He has earned a master’s degree with honors in American History and completed field school in Historical Archaeology. Since retiring he has worked with allied officers and taught at Cochise College. He is now an independent scholar residing in southern Arizona near Tombstone with his wife, dogs, a feral cat and a friendly coyote. He began writing a few years ago and has published in Wild West, Buckskin Bulletin and Roundup Magazine. His photographs have appeared in the Arizona Republic, Tucson Star and Sacramento Bee as well as in numerous magazines. His short story “Marshal of Arizona” appears in La Frontera’s Outlaws and Lawmen anthology and a second, “The Bounty,” will appear in Dead or Alive in June 2013. His serialized novel, Devil on the Loose, is currently running in the Tombstone Times.