Major General (retired) LAWRENCE STUTZRIEM served over thirty years in the United States Air Force. He’s a fighter pilot, having flown the F-4 Phantom, the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the A-10 Thunderbolt II. He now works as a national security consultant, a business developer in the aerospace industry, and a volunteer supporting America’s wounded warriors. He resides in Colorado and enjoys warrior fitness, air power advocacy, military strategy, and meteorology.
Major Jackie Austin is revered across Spangdahlem Air Base as an officer and leader. From the outside, she’s got it all, to include a fighter pilot husband. In truth, things are fraying behind the scenes. All of it factors into the greatest tragedy Jackie will ever experience. Only Jackie Austin can save herself, even if it means walking straight into a den of terrorists.