HALO is a military acronym for High Altitude Low Opening referring to military free-falling. It is an insertion technique used for clandestine insertion into denied areas of interest. The operative exits an aircraft from twenty thousand feet or higher and free-falls to about one thousand feet before opening their parachute. Jeffery Barkil is a young soldier who, after completing his training as an airborne Ranger, is recruited by the CIA, after which he spends six months training to run "black operations" in Southeast Asia. ...

Halo 2008, Infinity Publishing (PA)

ISBN-13: 9780741448460

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