1970 - Anthony Swofford, born on the 12th of August in Fairfield, California. He was a lance corporal while serving as a spotter with the STA (Surveillance and Target Acquisition) Platoon of 2nd Battalion 7th Marines.
2003 - Published the book Jarhead.
2005 - His book is based on his accounts of various situations encountered in the first Gulf War. This memoir was made into a movie.
2007 - His first novel, "Exit A", came out in January.
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