Charles W. Sasser is a veteran of the U.S. Navy (journalist) and U.S. Army (Special Forces, the Green Berets), a combat veteran and former combat correspondent wounded in action. He has published over 3000 pieces in a wide range of magazines and is author, co-author or contributing author of more than 50 books and novels. Sasser now lives in Oklahoma with wife Donna.Robert (Bobby) Maras was a private first class, machinegunner with Weapons Platoon, Golf Company, 2nd Batallion, 3rd Marines during the Hill Fights at Khe Sanh. He retired as a gunnery sergeant. After retiring from the military, he became a police officer in Tulsa. Maras is also a former actor and stunt man. He now lives in Oklahoma.