Dan McCarty


Born in Minneapolis, MN Dan McCarty spent four of his childhood years in Canberra, Australia before returning to Minnesota in 1986. He grew up in Rosemount, MN and graduated from Eastview High School in Apple Valley, MN in 1999. He enlisted in the MN Army National Guard in 1999 with an MOS of 11-B (Infantryman) and attended basic training at Fort Benning, GA in 2000. After 9/11 he was activated for an eight month long security mission at the local airport. In 2003 he trained in Fort Stewart, GA and Hohensfels, Germany before spending seven months as an Air Assault Infantry Fire Team Leader out of Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo. Dan graduated from Minnesota State University – Mankato with a Bachelors in Law Enforcement in 2005 and is currently employed by a suburb of Minneapolis, MN as a full time police officer. An avid reader and creative writing hobbiest, he finished his first novel at the age of 17. A Soldier Reborn is his second full length novel and his first published novel.

Graduated from Eastview High School (Apple Valley, MN) in 1999
Enlisted in MN Army National Guard in 1999 (MOS – 11B – Infantry)
Attended U of Mn – Institute of Technology from 1999-2001 (Chemical Engineering)
Served with 2-135 (AASLT) Inf at Mpls/St Paul Airport after 9/11 (8 months)
Attended Minnesota State University – Mankato 2002-2003, 2004-2005
Deployed to Kosovo with 2-135 (AASLT) Inf 2003-2004 (11 Months)
Graduated Minnesota State University – Mankato in 2005 (Bachelor Degree in Law Enforcement)
Licensed peace officer in Minnesota from 2005-present
Wrote and published fiction novel – A Soldier Reborn (2011)

Eagle Scout – BSA
Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Expert Infantry Badge

Personal Information
Author of “A Soldier Reborn” (Beaver’s Pond Press 2011)
US Army Veteran (MN Army National Guard 1999-2005)
Police Officer – Suburb of Minneapolis, MN (2005-Present)
Married to my beautiful wife since 2007
Father of two amazing boys (K and D)

Where to find Dan McCarty online

Where to buy in print


A Soldier Reborn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A murder in a small Colorado town prompts an investigation unlike any other. The young detective, Colt Sullivan, is left with few clues and only one cryptic lead. Before he can solve the murder he must learn about a past he never knew existed. He must dodge a killer's crosshairs long enough to expose a conspiracy that brought him back from the dead or risk being buried for good.

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army    brain    conspiracy    covert    crime    delta force    infantry    law enforcement    medical    military    murder    officer    police    procedure    scifi    serial killer    soldier    tactics    transplant