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
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.
Gear & Tech
We Asked Special Operators What Weird Gear They Rely On
These five pieces of everyday gear have proven invaluable to special operators.