Marty Skovlund Jr.
Marty Skovlund Jr. is a veteran of the 1st Ranger Battalion and Syracuse Recruiting Battalion, a former small business owner, the author of Violence of Action: The Untold Stories of the 75th Ranger Regiment in the War on Terror (Blackside Publishing) as well as Ranger Knowledge: The Complete Study Guide (St. Martins Press). He is also the executive producer of the award-winning documentary Nomadic Veterans, and the award winning short-narrative Prisoner of War. He is currently working on his third book as well as pursuing a career in film and television.
Recent articles from Marty Skovlund Jr.
Gear & Tech
5 Things The Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle Needs To Be Successful
The Army is once again attempting to update its armored vehicles after multiple failed attempts in the last decade. What must the next-generation combat vehicle get right in the next round of testing?
Gear & Tech
Should Soldiers Be Able To Choose Their Barrel Length?
The modern warfighter deploys everywhere from thickly populated urban environments to wide open mountain ranges. Is only one barrel length enough?
Is Trump At Fault For The Yemen Raid? One Army Ranger Doesn’t Think So
What happened on the ground in Yemen is on the Navy SEALs who were there, not President Trump.