Brian C. Darling

Staff Sergeant Brian Darling recently completed the Advanced Leaders Course at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia.  SSG Darling is Paralegal Noncommissioned Officer serving in the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Joint Force Headquarters, New Jersey Army National Guard.  As a Paralegal Noncommissioned Officer, SSG Darling works closely with the Legal Advisor to the Adjutant General and the Administrative Law Attorney.  He is responsible for the construction of separation packets IAW AR 135-178, Withdrawal of Federal Recognition Packets, and the drafting of General Officer Memoranda of Reprimand.  SSG Darling assumed his current duties on 31 January 2011, with a year-long break while deployed as the Battalion Paralegal Noncommissioned Officer, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry.

This book is not an academic, historical, or scholarly work, although it does contain his personal accounts of his involvement in the 2012 attacks on the US Special Mission in Benghazi.