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Roster Number Five-Zero: Not for the Weak or Fainthearted

Roster Number Five-Zero: Not for the Weak or Fainthearted

In Roster Number Five-Zero, you will bear witness to the author’s personal experiences, from beginning to end, of attending the toughest combat leadership course in the military—US Army Ranger School. You will learn of the daily hardships, challenges, and accomplishments of planning, moving, and executing combat missions at small unit levels. The time spent in this school is under the harshest conditions of terrain, weather, starvation, and sleep deprivation. Here, you will learn what the human body can truly endure.


Pages: 144
Pub Date: 06-24-2020
Softcover: 14.95 9781646630837
Hardcover: 26.95 9781646630851


Nathan Aguinaga is a retired Master Sergeant who served 20 years Active Duty in the U.S. Army. He served as a Light Infantryman with additional skill identifiers as Airborne, Ranger, Jumpmaster, and Drill Sergeant. During his 20 years of service, Nathan has served three combat deployments to the Middle East which include Operation Desert Storm and two tours of duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Throughout his 20 years in the Army, Nathan's permanent duty stations included Fort Lewis, Washington, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Fort Riley, Kansas, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, three tours at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and two oversees stations in Germany and Korea. Within these duty stations, Nathan deployed to numerous training exercises, and attended and graduated from several schools and leadership academies across the U.S. His units he was assigned to in the 82nd Airborne were also part of a quick reactionary force deployment to Panama, and a major humanitarian mission to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina Relief, all mentioned in his book Division. After retirement from the Army in 2010, Nathan earned a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and a Master's Degree in Education Guidance Counseling. During the school year, he's a substitute teacher at his local middle and high school. Nathan is married to his wife Jessica and has a daughter in college and a son getting ready to graduate high school.

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