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The acceptable speed range in the pickup zone is approximately 35-45 mph.
The compelling descriptions of what it is like to brief a mission; creep through a pitch-black jungle, pursued by enemies; find oneself at the receiving end of a cluster-bomb attack; and experience extraction by helicopter from a hot pickup zone make it difficult to put this book down.
As Rutledge fielded queries about where to find the closest restroom or the Super Shuttle, Michael Cayton and Elder Castro were wheeling through the pickup zone to make sure no one double-parked.