Alaskan ‘Warrior’s Creed’ chronicles violence, rescues and how tattoos grounded him

Roger Sparks. (Photo by Joe Yelverton)

Eagle River resident Roger Sparks served more than 25 years in the military as a Reconnaissance Marine and an Air Force pararescue jumper. Sparks is also a tattoo artist, among other things, and he’s now written a memoir.

Sparks worked with Alaska author Don Rearden on the book, called “Warrior’s Creed,” and he talked about it with Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove.

Listen to the interview here:

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Roger Sparks reading from “Warrior’s Creed”

(WARNING: Graphic content and language):

Extended interview with Don Rearden:

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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