In reality what we are doing to is going to have very miserable moments. I know that if I take 4, 5, 6 paratroopers into the Darien Gap with me that they are going to stay there until we are done.
– Wayne Mitchell
Retired Oregon Army National Guard Major Operations / Rider
Born and raised in Alaska, Wayne grew up in the professional hunting guide business. In 1994 he, enlisted in the U.S. Army in the 207th Infantry Group Long Range Surveillance detachment as an airborne infantryman and senior scout. After commissioning as an engineer officer in 2000, Wayne went on to serve as a U.S. Army adviser and trainer in Mongolia and Taiwan. Wayne currently works as a park ranger for the Department of Interior.