Sunday, November 1, 2009

Spotlighted Author: Brigadier General A. J. Tata With Acclaimed Threat Series!

BRH is Honored to Welcome A. J. Tata


Brigadier General (R) Anthony J. Tata

Author, TV commentator, Afghanistan expert,
columnist, and public servant, Anthony J. Tata
graduated from the United States Military
Academy in 1981 and retired after 28 years of
uniformed service on 1 June 2009 as a Brigadier
General in the U.S. Army.

Among his many assignments as a paratrooper and combat
infantryman, Tony commanded a paratrooper battalion in the
82nd Airborne Division and an air assault brigade in the 101st
Airborne Division. Most recently he was the deputy commanding
general of the 10th Mountain Division and Combined/Joint Task
Force-76 in Afghanistan. BG Tata has deployed on combat
missions and operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Macedonia,
Bosnia, Panama and the Philippines. He has been awarded the
Combat Action Badge and Bronze Star, is a Master Parachutist
and graduate of the U.S. Army's Ranger School.

Tony served as a National Security Fellow at Harvard University's
JFK School of Government, has an M.A. in International Relations
from the Catholic University of America, and earned a Master of
Military Art and Science from the Army's School of Advanced
Military Studies. Notably, he is listed as a distinguished member
of the 502nd, 504th, and 505th Parachute Infantry Regiments.
Tony is currently serving as a Broad Superintendent’s Academy
Fellow with the Eli Broad Foundation, which focuses on training
leaders around the country for service as superintendents in
large urban school districts. After a career serving his country in
uniform, Tony is finding his second calling in education reform in
America.

The author of the critically acclaimed Threat Series fiction novels
featuring the Garrett Brothers, Tony donates 100% of his Sudden
Threat book proceeds, so far $27,000, to the USO Metro DC
Hospital Services fund for Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed
Army Medical Center and Bethesda National Naval Medical
Center. BG Tata's story has garnered national attention with
appearances on FoxNews' The O'Reilly Factor, America's
Newsroom, Fox and Friends Weekday and Weekend Editions, The
WB's Daily Buzz with Andy Campbell, NBC's South Florida Today
Show, local television stations around the country, and scores of
nationally syndicated and local station radio interviews.

The second novel in the Garrett Brothers Threat Series, Rogue
Threat, was released on November 15 2009 following the
recent release of the Sudden Threat mass-market paperback in
September 2009.