Ghost Recon Wiki

Armed to the teeth, wired to the eyes, advanced to the core. The Ghost Recon Team.
- Intro quote

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is a Berkley Books novel written by David Michaels and released on November 4, 2008. It follows the operations of Captain Scott Mitchell and his Ghosts in China.

Publisher's summary

The U.S. Army's Special Forces are known for their highly specialized training and courage behind enemy lines. But there's a group that's even more stealthy and deadly. Composed of the most feared operators on the face of the Earth - they are the soldiers of Ghost Recon.

Captain Scott Mitchell and his Ghost Recon team infiltrate China's eastern coast to seek and destroy the Spring Tiger Group. The small band of renegade Chinese military leaders is poised to execute operation Pouncing Dragon, a plot to seize Taiwan and trigger a battle for dominance in the Pacific. But when Mitchell realizes that an old nemesis is assisting the cabal, World War III becomes personal...'

Plot summary

The book opens with a flashback to 2002 during an operation in the Philippines.

It then advances to 2012 and follows the Ghost Recon team under the command of Captain Scott Mitchell as they fight a rogue Chinese leader during Operation Pouncing Dragon.


Ghosts (War Wraith)


US military (ODA 574)

  • Captain Victor Foyte, KIA
  • Scott Mitchell "Ricochet", Master Sergeant
  • Thomas McDaniel "Rutang", Sergeant
  • Carlos Alejandro, Assistant Communications Sergeant, KIA
  • James Alvarado, Chief Warrant Officer 02, KIA
  • Billy Bermudez, Sergeant
  • Jim Idaho "Rumblefish", Sergeant KIA
  • Lance Munson "Red Cross", KIA
  • "Rapper"
  • Bennet Williams "Rockstar", Staff Sergeant, KIA
  • "Rhino", KIA

US military

  • General Joshua Keating
  • Marc Entwhiler (Blackhawk pilot)
  • Captain Kenneth Gummerson, US Navy
  • Chief Petty Officer Tanner
  • Chief Petty Officer Phillips
  • PFC Morgan


  • Dr. Gail Gorbatova, DIA
  • Gilberto Yano, Captain, Philippines LRB
  • Liang, Taiwanese Army
  • Sze Ma, Sergeant, Taiwanese Army
  • Dong, Sergeant, Taiwanese Army
  • "Boy Scout", CIA contact
  • "Buddha", CIA contact
  • Zuo Junping, Chinese Captain/DIA agent

Spring Tigers

  • Major General Chen Yi
  • Colonel Xu Dingfa
  • Vice Admiral Cai Ming
  • Major General Wu Hui
  • Deputy Director Wang Ya
  • Captain Fang Zhi