While commanding Red Cell, he was directed to use them to test the Navy's anti-terrorist capabilities and to expose the security weaknesses of U.S. properties around the world. After serving in Vietnam and with the elite SEAL Team Six for over thirty years, he retired from the Navy. He is married to … I also knew a thing or two about “Demo Dick” (forming SEAL Team Six, running Red Cell, etc. It hits on so many levels - action, humor, history, drama, bitterness, and ends on a soaring, rebellious "I'll be back" survivor's note (Marcinko wrote the book from prison, more on that later). The story was interesting because Marcinko was nothing like the stereotypical "by the book" Navy Officer, and although is arrogance comes through loud and clear, I'm glad he was on our side! See more ideas about richard marcinko, warrior, rogues. Regan, J., & Mccarthy, P. Marcinko has a cool story of childhood to UDT teams to SEAL teams, but his ego is enormous and was too much for me to enjoy reading the rest of the book. $10.95 $9.95. The series starts off with his memoirs and then turns into a fiction series based on his military career. His works have spent time on the New York Times bestseller list, including one that spent four months on the business list and another one that was number one. “The Rogue Warrior” is actually the main character in an autobiography written by Richard Marcinko in 1997, which was later followed by subsequent Rogue Warrior novels that were fictional. Richard Marcinko is a hard-headed operative who likes to do things his own way. In the past year or so I have been seeking out books written from a political perspective that is different from my own, but that may nonetheless contain an element of interest that can capture my attention long enough to actually finish reading them. Language: English. Richard Marcinko Rogue Warrior Foreword In the history of the U.S. NAVY there has never been an unconventional warrior quite so unconventional as Dick Marcinko. I’ve wanted to read “Rogue Warrior” by Marcinko for a couple of years. Marcinko himself is the protagonist, voiced in the game by actor Mickey Rourke, trapped behind enemy lines in North Korea on a covert mission to assess the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear arsenal. After reading Marcinko, anyone with a penis wants to run fifty miles, eat raw kittens, have sex with ten women a week, and shoot anything that give them a dirty look, even if he/she is part of their own family. His philosophy of "hit the enemy where they least expect it, when they least expect it" is a SEAL maxim today. Looking for books by Richard Marcinko? The answer was fiction. Richard Marcinko. Period. Richard Marcinko -- ROGUE WARRIOR. One trait about him is he's confident. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To see what your friends thought of this book. Since the Rogue Warrior is the only character to get to know, this causes a shortfall. Publisher. Marcinko himself is the protagonist and is voiced by actor Mickey Rourke. 1 talking about this. Richard Marcinko's revelations in his explosive #1 bestselling autobiography, Rogue Warrior, reverberated through the highest levels of the U.S. government. Former Commander and Founder Of Navy SEAL Teams Six and Red Cell Richard Marcinko joins hosts Rob & Randy to discuss his historic and legendary career. First Commander of Seal Team Six, Red Cell and founder of FUBAR Tequila. His writing style is infectious and you'll laugh at many points (how many guys signed up to do covert ops in Viet. I’d heard of him several times in other books, typically in a pretty negative light. I’ve read a ton of Navy SEAL books and was intrigued and excited to read this one for two reasons. Rogue Warrior: Destination Gold: Marcinko, Richard, Weisman, John: 9780671581428: Books - Amazon.ca Next page. I do look forward to reading a few of his other books however though my understanding is they are more fiction than fact. As usual, the plot mixes fact with fiction, and incorporates some of the original SEAL Team 6 skipper's recent experiences in India. Rogue Warrior Richard Marcinko. Love him or hate him, it is entertaining to hear Demo Dick Marcinko let off steam. I've read the book, and it is very fascinating, but I would like to know if Marcinko is in fact credible. RICHARD MARCINKO is a living, breathing hero honored with the silver star and four bronze stars for valor, along with two Navy Commendation medals and other honors. From trying to make his commanding officers ticked off, to fighting off the enemy, to messing around when he has free time, Richard Marcinko is the true Rogu. Publication date. 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