In Roster Number Five-Zero, you will bear witness to the author's personal experiences, from beginning to end, of attending the toughest combat leadership course in the military-US Army Ranger School. You will learn of the daily hardships, challenges, and accomplishments of planning, moving, and executing combat missions at small unit levels. The time spent in this school is under the harshest conditions of terrain, weather, starvation, and sleep deprivation. Here, you will learn what the human body can truly endure.
Nathan is a retired master sergeant who served twenty years in the US Army. He served as a light infantryman with additional skill identifiers as Airborne, Ranger, jumpmaster, and drill sergeant. He is also the author of Division: Life on Ardennes Street, which is about his ten-years' experience in the 82nd Airborne Division. Nathan has a master's in education guidance counseling and during the school year is a substitute teacher at his local middle and high school. He is married and has a daughter who is a senior in college and a son that is about to graduate high school.