Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command

By Jim Campbell

May 18, 2017

 

Imagine, in the days of an all-volunteer army being an individual who raised his right hand,  swearing to uphold the U.S. Constitution even if it meant making the ultimate sacrifice only to find you were abandoned for the sake of political correctness, as pencil pushing generals and members of congress did nothing about it.

 

Hollywood is great at making war movies, with all that happened in their story, I seriously doubt that film could capture this masterpiece.

If the reader has never seen combat, this book puts you right in the middle of it. 

It may be for many a serious look at the horrors of war.

 

by Roger Hill and Lynn Vincent

 

May 18, 2017

 

The Army does not want you to read this book.

In fact, everything that could possibly be done to stop the book’s publication was done so by the Pentagon.

After years of delay, the wizard’s at the Pentagon redacted material that was already in the public domain and published by the Army.

Am I going to tell you how it ends?  Nope, pick up a copy and find out for yourself. (Click here to order.)

It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk.

It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.

It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.

It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.

This very system ambushed Captain Roger Hill and his men.

Hill, a West Point grad and decorated combat veteran, was a rising young officer who had always followed the letter of the military law. In 2007, Hill got his dream job: infantry commander in the storied 101st Airborne. His new unit, Dog Company, 1-506

In 2007, Hill got his dream job: infantry commander in the storied 101st Airborne. His new unit, Dog Company, 1-506

His new unit, Dog Company, 1-506th, had just returned stateside from the hell of Ramadi. The men were brilliant in combat but unpolished at home, where paperwork and inspections filled their days.

The men were brilliant in combat but unpolished at home, where paperwork and inspections filled their days.

With tough love, Hill and his First Sergeant, an old-school former drill instructor named Tommy Scott, turned the company into the top performers in the battalion.

Hill and Scott then led Dog Company into combat in Afghanistan, where a third of their men became battlefield casualties after just six months.

Meanwhile, Hill found himself at war with his own battalion commander, a charismatic but difficult man who threatened to relieve Hill at every turn.

After two of his men died on a routine patrol, Hill and a counterintelligence team busted a dozen enemy infiltrators on their base in the violent province of Wardak.

Abandoned by his high command, Hill suddenly faced an excruciating choice: follow Army rules the way he always had, or damn the rules to his own destruction and protect the men he’d grown to love.

 

THE END

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