AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Rocket Launchers, Roadblocks and Other Tales of an Army Life

July 25, 2022

With over 30 years in uniform, Colonel (retired) R.D. Hooker Jr. served in various overseas postings (Grenada, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan and more), taught at West Point, and served in the White House. Host Joe Craig sits down with Hooker, who just released his seventh book, The Good Captain: A Personal Memoir of America at War, to discuss his career, the times he refused orders, and how to make a great first impression - by burning down a watchtower…

  • Guest: R.D. Hooker, Jr., author of Good Captain: A Personal Memoir of American at War
  • Host: Joe Craig

Resources: 

Casemate Publishers:

Good Captain: A Personal Memoir of American at War

 

Credits

Opening Dramatization:

Narrator:  CSM(Ret.)Troy Welch

Script: Anthony Del Col

Sound Design: Andy Bosnak

 

Book:

Hooker, Richard D. The Good Captain: A Personal Memoir of America at War. Philadelphia, PA: Casemate Publishers, 2022.

 

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