Mark Oden was a paratrooper with the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. His exploits include the hostage/rescue mission of American medical students on the island of Grenada in 1983. This work of fiction is based on events that involved many other brave Special Operation soldiers from Vietnam to present day Afghanistan. He lives in sunny Florida and continues the struggle to break 80 on the golf course. He supports the Salvation Army in their continued battle with world-wide sex trafficking. For more information visit SalvationArmy.org.