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Commander Carroll is recently retired from the Navy and is a frequent contributor to Proceedings. He was named Naval Institute Press Author of the Year in 2001 for his novel Punk's War. A sequel, On Punk's Wing, will be published by Penguin-Putnam in spring 2003.
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