About the Author
Michael Archer served in the Marine Corps from 1967-1970, completing a 13 month tour of duty in South Vietnam. During that time, he endured the 77 day siege of Khe Sanh, earning the Navy Achievement Medal and Combat Action Ribbon, as well as the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry for his actions during the fighting at Khe Sanh village on January 21-22, 1968. Archer's second book, A Man of His Word: The Life and Times of Nevada's Senator William J. Raggio was released in May 2011 and chronicles the life of Bill Raggio, one of Nevada's most courageous, honorable and admired citizens. Michael Archer resides in Reno, Nevada.