Mark Berent had three tours of combat in Southeast Asia and is the holder of the Silver Star, two DFCs, the Bronze Star, numerous Air Medals, the Legion of Merit, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. In his first tour he flew F-100s with the 531st TFS at Bien Hoa Air Base in South Vietnam. Two years later, he returned as an F-4 pilot, assigned to the only all-night-flying outfit in SEA, the 497th TFS at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. While there, he also commanded the Forward Air Controller unit called the Wolf FACs. His third tour was in Cambodia flying things with propellers on them plus he earned Cambodian jump wings and pilot wings.
Berent writes of these men in his the five-book "Wings of War" Vietnam airwar series that exposes the horrendous effect politics played during the entire conflict. The first book, "Rolling Thunder," is FREE for all ereaders (Kindle, Kobo, Nook, iTunes, etc). He is also has written numerous articles for all ereaders, most FREE, of his combat experiences.
For questions or comments contact Mark Berent at firstname.lastname@example.org
See his web page at www.vietnamwarpolitics.com