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About H. Ripley Rawlings

Lieutenant Colonel Hunter Ripley "Rip" Rawlings IV is a Marine Corps infantry and Reconnaissance Officer with 22-years of service. With ten deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, CJTF-HOA, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia to name a few. He has a primary MOS of Infantry and secondary MOS of LAV Reconnaissance Officer. He served in billets from Scout Platoon Commander, FAST Commander up to Infantry Battalion Commander.

About Red Metal

A desperate Kremlin takes advantage of a military crisis in Asia to simultaneously strike into Western Europe and invade east Africa in a bid to occupy three Rare Earth mineral mines that will give Russia unprecedented control for generations over the world’s hi-tech sector.

From a daring MiG attack on American satellites, through land and air battles in all theaters, naval battles in the Arabian sea, and small unit fighting down to the hand-to-hand level in the jungle, Russia’s forces battle to either take the mines or detonate a nuclear device to prevent the West from exploiting them.

Latest Blog Posts

Real Book Spy!

February 4, 2019

Exclusive: Mark Greaney’s First Standalone Novel, Co-Authored with LtCol H. Ripley Rawlings IV, Coming July 2019    

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Interview with Dr. James McPherson

December 21, 2018

Interview notes with Dr. James McPherson (Author, Pulitzer Prize recipient, Ph.D. in History) Interviewee: LtCol H. R. Rawlings DTG: 191000OCT18 REF: Civil War History On November 19th, 2018 I was honored to interview one of the most eminent historians of the Civil War, Dr. James M. McPherson. What follows is a written interview engaging Dr.…

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Coming Soon!

November 12, 2018

Hey All, Check back for Rip’s blog posts and my new Rip-It videos and interviews. In the meantime, check out Red Metal or Rip’s bio. Or sign up to stay in touch Thanks for stopping by!

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