By H. Jay Riker
The Snake within the desolate tract the 1st new release of SEALs used to be solid within the steaming jungles of Vietnam, their lethal talents honed by way of strive against. yet jealousy brewing in the U.S. army forms threatened the way forward for the warrior elite, and shortsighted pondering compelled them into pitched battles in Grenada and Panama that the SEALs should not have fought and could not have received. Now the chance has ultimately come for redemption whilst the tanks of a ruthless center japanese despot roll around the unprotected borders of a neighboring kingdom. right here, in a global of blood and oil, a brand new new release of SEALs goes in first to struggle a brand new type of conflict on its phrases -- as Hunter–Killer groups of America's deadliest commandos plunge right into a quick and murderous video game of hide-seek-and-strike on Iraqi sands.
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All the more reason for you not to have contact with the locals. Captain Sandoval? I suggest you conﬁne all of your special forces personnel to the post until further notice. ” Sandoval grinned. “Fred, I’ll take that under advisement. In the meantime, I suggest you consult those military regs behind your desk on the speciﬁc authority of this ofﬁce and this department over the personnel of other military services . . in particular those operating under the jurisdiction of USSOCOM and Naval Special Warfare.
The other MPs had fanned out around the vehicle, setting 36 H. Jay Riker up a perimeter, eyes and weapons trained on the surrounding rooftops. A crowd was gathering along the street, and some of the locals did not look at all pleased. Not everyone in this part of town, evidently, liked Americans. As Greg was helping the medics load Jaco into the ambulance, a quartet of PDF soldiers appeared, pushing their way through the crowd. ” one called. “Those two are under arrest! ” “I’m sorry, sir,” the MP sergeant replied.
The PDF soldiers had scattered again or were ﬂat on their bellies. Greg released the AK, letting it sink to the bottom of the sluggish river, and began swimming toward the middle as hard as he was able. On the surface, he could see the source of the heavy, underwater throbbing. A cargo lighter, a clumsy, twinscrewed vessel of perhaps 600 tons, was wallowing slowly down the center of the channel. It was ﬂying a Panamanian ﬂag but wasn’t armed. He doubted that the crew had heard the altercation on the river just now.