Season 1, Episode 5 A Burning Dog

First Aired: August 10, 2008

Despite an armored division's punishing response to 1st Recon's intelligence-gathering about an ambush-in-waiting at a strategic bridge, Bravo still meets stiff resistance while making several attempts to cross it; a survey of the battlefield prompts more questions than answers about the enemy; a roadblock in Al Muwaffiqiyah tests the Marines' ever-changing rules of engagement.

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Guest Cast

Rudy Reyes Sgt. Rodolfo "Rudy" Reyes
Michael Kelly Capt. Bryan Patterson
Owain Yeoman Sgt. Eric Kocher
Eric Nenninger Capt. Dave "Captain America" McGraw
Chance Kelly Lt. Col. Stephen "Godfather" Ferrando
David Barrera Gunnery Sgt. Ray "Casey Kasem" Griego
Neal Jones Sgt. Maj. John Sixta

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  • Premiered: July 13, 2008
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A seven-part miniseries about an elite Marine unit in the first weeks of the Iraq War, based on the book by Evan Wright, a reporter who was embedded with the First Recon Battalion as they crossed the border from Kuwait. (more)

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