Daniel P. Bolger served 35 years in the U.S. Army, retiring in 2013 as a lieutenant general. He commanded troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan. His military awards include five Bronze Stars (one for valor) and the Combat Action Badge. He earned a bachelor’s degree at The Citadel and a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Chicago. The author of eight books and numerous articles, he teaches history at North Carolina State State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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