Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War - Introduction Summary & Analysis

Dakota Meyer
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Introduction Summary and Analysis

Along the Afghan-Pakistan border during the summer of 2009, team leader Lt. Mike Johnson tells Dakota Meyer that they will love it here as their Humvee continues through the valleys of the Hindu Kush. Johnson and Meyer became friends during their training in California's High Sierras, and Meyer scans the ridgelines for snipers as Johnson talks about how he will live a good life as a forest ranger after his enlistment is over. Meyer's team also consists of Staff Sgt Aaron Kenefick and Navy Corpsman Doc Layton. Meyer is the only grunt on the team, there to train the Afghan soldiers they are on their way to meet, but while the others are looking to do their jobs and go home, Meyer is looking for a fight, foreshadowing the fact that he finds one. As they near Combat Outpost Monti, he can...

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