Mark Oden was a paratrooper with the legendary 82nd Airborne. His exploits include the hostage/rescue mission of American medical students on the island of Grenada in 1983 later made into a Clint Eastwood film. He retired after a career in real estate and spends his time writing and thinking about writing on the golf course. He lives in sunny Florida with his two coon dogs; Rowdy and Bear.
[this was my real estate biz pic before I got bit by the writing bug. Would you buy a condo from this guy?]