About Face - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

David Hackworth
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In Hackworth's second tour, he was assigned to the 40th California National Guard Division. Hackworth let it be known that he was unhappy and they told him he would have a more favorable assignment soon with a rifle company command. He was assigned to work under Colonel Yang with whom he had a series of Confrontations and lasted one month. Most of their confrontations were over Hackworth's unorthodox methods.

After a confrontation with the colonel, Hackworth was transferred. Fox Company became his new command. Colonel Locke was in charge of the Second Battalion. Hackworth was pleased with the men in his company. The company was a fighting unit without much experience, so Hackworth had to train them. He gave them the name of Fighter Company. On their first mission, one of the men, Joe Rice, who was a West Point military engineer, redesigned the bunkers...

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