Turns out Nightcrawler is "Mike Kupari" unless that's a psuedonym...and they went and PUBLISHED the final version:
First eight chapters are online:
And yeah, I've read the actual book, still have it. Not bad. John Ringo's "Ghost" remains the most over-the-top lunatic thing ever written in this kind of "ultra-combat genre". There's an infamous review online of THAT:
WARNING! ADULT WRITING! AND THEN IT GETS WORSE! AND THEN GOES BERZERK!