Roughneck Nine-One: The Extraordinary Story of a Special Forces A-Team at War

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006. First edition. First Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. Glued binding. Paper over boards. xx, [2] 265 p. Illustrations. Special Forces Killed in Action. Glossary. Index. A decorated combat veteran and an seasoned author of military books take a powerful look inside a Special Forces A-Team and its dramatic and controversial battle against a huge opposing force in Iraq. From Wikipedia: "Frank Ronald Antenori is a Republican member of the Arizona Senate, based in Tucson, Arizona. Frank Antenori was born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He joined the U.S. Army after graduating from high school in 1984. In 1987, he volunteered for the Special Forces Green Berets. In the late 1980s he trained Afghan Mujahadeen Fighters to fight against the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan. He then served in the first Iraq War (Desert Storm). Ten years later, he was deployed in Afghanistan in 2002 and fought in Operation Anaconda. After that, he was deployed in Iraq, where he was recommended for the Silver Star and was awarded the Bronze Star Valor. In 2006, he authored a memoir called Roughneck Nine-One: The extraordinary Story of a Special Forces A-Team at War, based on his experience in the Iraq War (specifically the Battle of Debecka Pass). Frank has a Bachelor s degree in Health Science with a minor in Biology from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He graduated with a 3.94 GPA. He volunteered First Responder for an Ambulance and Rescue Squad. He was a Nationally Registered Paramedic that worked in New York City with FDNY Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn. In June 2004, Frank retired from the military and moved to Tucson, Arizona. He currently works as a Senior Program Manager in the Aerospace Defense Industry. He oversees development of advanced precision munitions, missiles and weapons for the U.S. Military. In 2006, incumbent Republican U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe of Arizona's 8th congressional district decided to retire. Frank decided to run and ranked fourth in a five candidate field with 4% of the vote. State Representative Randy Graf won the Republican primary with a plurality of 42% of the vote." Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor soiling on Dedication page.

Keywords: Debecka Pass, Special Forces, Special Operations, A-team, Binford, Jason Brown, Steve Brunk, Jake Chandler, Forward Operating Base, Bobby Farmer, Marty McKenna, Berry Kirk, Nguyen Lihn

ISBN: 9780312353322

[Book #68334]

Price: $25.00