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Second Platoon: Call Sign Hades A Memoir of the Marines of the Combined Action Company

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ISBN-10: 1491711418

ISBN-13: 9781491711415

Edition: 2013

Authors: First Lieutenant Mark A. Bodrog

List price: $24.95
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The war in Afghanistan is considered by most to be America's longest and least talked about war to date. After terrorists attacked the United States on 9/11, less than one percent of America's population answered our nation's call to serve in the Armed Forces. Even fewer Americans made the life choice to become United States Marines. During this war, two Marine Corps platoon's were selected by their Battalion to fully integrate with two platoons of Afghanistan National Army Soldier's in order to create a Combined Action Company (CAC) capable of conducting sustained Counterinsurgency (COIN) operations throughout their Area of Operation's (AO) and adjacent battlespaces. Inside of this book,…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

First Lieutenant Mark A. Bodrog was born in the historic town of Roebling, New Jersey. He received his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers the State University. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. He has held the billets of Platoon Commander, Weapons Platoon Commander, Assistant Operation's Officer, Executive Officer and Company Commander. �He has served two combat deployments to the Helmand Province, Afghanistan with Third Battalion, Third Marine Regiment in support of both OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) 10.1 and 11.2.