Dale Brown's Dreamland (Mass Market)
Berkley, 9780425181201, 384pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2001
The fiasco of a spy’s infiltration has the Pentagon looking for an excuse to close Dreamland down. To clean up the mess—and save Dreamland from the Congressional chopping block—Lt. Colonel William Tecumseh “Dog” Bastian is sent in. He’s just the guy to shake things up…and does when a situation erupts in Somalia. Into a hotter-than-hot war zone, he sends his own daughter—the pilot of a Megafortress bomber—and a high-tech, unmanned flight system that could make or break the future of Dreamland…
About the Author
Dale was born in Buffalo, New York on November 2, 1956. He graduated from Penn State University and received an Air Force commission in 1978. He was a navigator-bombardier in the B-52G Stratofortress heavy bomber and the FB-111A supersonic medium bomber, and is the recipient of several military decorations and awards including the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Combat Crew Award, and the Marksmanship ribbon. He flew over 2500 hours in various military tactical and training aircraft from 1978 to 1986 and was also a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School.
Dale is a volunteer pilot for AirLifeLine, a non-profit national charitable medical transportation organization who fly needy persons free of charge to receive treatment. He also supports a number of organizations to support and promote law enforcement and reading. He is a member of the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association, The Writers Guild, and a Life Member of the Air Force Association and U.S. Naval Institute. He is a multi-engine and instrument-rated private pilot and can often be found in the skies all across the United States, piloting his Piper Aerostar 602P. On the ground, Dale enjoys tennis, scuba diving, and hockey. He lives in Incline Village, Nevada.