It wasnt supposed to be this way. Twenty-six-year-old Jack Boudreau is a struggling stringer reporter out of Bangor, Maine, who suddenly finds himself standing inside a cattle truck with forty other members of his platoon. Forced to enlist in the Army due to financial pressures, Jack heads to basic training in Missouri, with only two duffle bags to keep him company.
After completing training as an Army journalist at the Defense Information School, Jack receives orders to report to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His new roommate is Specialist Dustin Boros, who has all the qualities of a successful entrepreneurcharisma and ambition, endless patience, a willingness to take risks, an eye for talent, and an uncanny knack to schmooze. The only problem is that Boros business is managing an illegal cash crop of marijuana. When Jack discovers Boros and his cohorts are operating a drug ring, he has no idea that his roommate is creating an elaborate plan to get him kicked out of the Army.
In this gripping military thriller, one man must fight to defend his honor amidst corruption and evil and hes under the gun to solve the puzzle before it is too late.