Shaun Darragh


Shaun Darragh enlisted in the Army in 1962 and served in Vietnam with both an A Team and the II Corps MIKE Force. He retired in 1989, after serving in a variety of Special Operations and conventional assignments, and subsequently served as a DIA Intelligence Specialist in Counterterrorism, Counternarcotics, and Special Operations at Fort Bragg, and in Mexico City, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Korea. He has authored numerous articles on special-operations history and doctrine in service journals and in ARMY and Vietnam magazines. A version of MIKE Force won the first-place prize in the 2010 Florida Writers Association Royal Palm Literary Awards for unpublished historical fiction.

Books: MIKE Force: A Novel of Vietnam’s Central Highlands War