Bright Light is the true story of the author's training as a green beret medical specialist and his service with the top secret MACV SOG. The book reveals, for the first time, the author's firsthand accounts of dangerous black operations behind enemy lines. These dangerous missions took the author and his team within miles of Hanoi, looking for Navy pilots who were shot down over North Vietnam. Top secret Missions across the border into Laos are also described.
The author also shares the sometimes humorous happenings within the relative safety of the base camp and his personal thoughts and warnings about repeating our political mistakes in Iraq and Afghanistan.