Brotherhood and Education of Youth - May 21, 2023
Don Bentley, Army Apache Helicopter Pilot and Author
Don spent a decade as an Army Apache helicopter pilot during which time he was stationed in South Korea, Germany, and Texas. While deployed to Afghanistan as a Troop Commander in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VI, Don was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with “V” device for valor. Following his time in the military Don worked as an FBI Special Agent and was a member of the Dallas Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.
After leaving the FBI, Don worked for companies that developed technology for the U.S. Special Operations Community. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Ohio State University, and an M.F.A in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University.
A brotherhood born in battle is endangered by a deadly secret in the latest astonishing thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy Zero Hour and Hostile Intent.
As a team, Matt Drake and his partner, Frodo, have watched each other’s backs through some very dark days. But one thing they’ve never doubted was their commitment to each other…until now.
Frodo has been accused of a war crime ten years after leaving Afghanistan. Matt is determined to prove his friend innocent, but what will he do when he finds that his closest friend has secrets he won’t share?
Kathleen J. Anderson, USAF (ret) and Lead Political Commentator at Political Insider
Kathleen, aka Kat, provides her personal life summary: USAF Retired, Bronze Star recipient, outspoken veteran advocate. Hot mess mom to two monsters and wife to equal parts Saint and Artist husband. Writer, lifelong conservative, lover of all things American History.
Ealier this month she wrote an opinion piece about the education of our youth in America. It was titled “Only 13% of 8th Graders Are Proficient in American History – We’re Seeing the Results.”
Dale and Kat have conversation about their perspective and concerns for the American youth of the near future. Will they have a solid understanding of the history of the United States, and have a balanced view of the past?