In His Stead by Michael Droberg | Script Revolution

In His Stead



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The novel, In His Stead, by Judith Sanders
A former Army Ranger learns that his second son is being deployed to Afghanistan, so he uses an old Civil War-era rule which allows him to serve in his son’s place.
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August 2019 Talentville Gold Medal, 2019 ScreenCraft quarter-finalist, 2019 Shore Scripts semi-finalist

Submitted: November 19, 2019
Last Updated: January 25, 2020

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The Writer: Michael Droberg

Michael was born and raised in the small town of Nanuet, New York. At the age of seventeen he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and headed to Parris Island South Carolina to begin his career as a Marine. In 2016, after serving for over twenty-two years, Michael retired from the Marine Corps. During the course of his career, he’s served in many capacities including billets as an Electronics Maintenance Chief, a Marine Corps Recruiter, a Casualty Officer, Curriculum Developer, and Training Chief. He spent two years overseas in places such as Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, and Iraq. Michael served in combat, during Operation Iraqi Freedom from January to December 2009. Michael studied... Go to bio

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