Randolph E. Crew, Lt. Col. USMCR (Ret), graduated Auburn University in 1967 and served 21 years in the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves. He flew as a Huey gunship pilot in Vietnam with HML-367 and HML-167 from July '69 to July '70. He received his Masters degree from Webster University in 1999. Published in novel, short story, and essay, he has completed two novels and two screenplays based on his novels. He lives in Gulf Shores, AL, and enjoys hiking and surfing.