Craig always dreamed of becoming a soldier. His first deployment is a wide-eyed experience as he crisscrosses the Middle East. Impressed by the Special Forces soldiers he works with, he considers joining their ranks. He awakes to the reality of war when he is confronted with terrorism firsthand. The encounter leaves Craig reeling as he battles anger, doubt and guilt about his own survival. In the middle of his deployment, Craig is sent home for a little rest and relaxation. He leaves a wake of destruction at home as he tries to deal with the emotional battle within. Challenged by friends and family to face his demons, Craig embarks on a journey of self-discovery. As he struggles to make his way through the turmoil Craig meets Jessica and the relationship blossoms. Nearing the end of his tour in Afghanistan, Craig must decide if he is ready to fulfill his dream.
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BK enlisted in the Army and deployed to Afghanistan with the 18th Airborne Corps. He gives a boots on the ground perspective of life in a combat zone due to his extensive travel experience throughout Afghanistan and surrounding countries including remote places such as Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. He is from a long line of soldiers who have served this country honorably from his grandfather who fought in the South Pacific to his father who was in the Air Force with the 6924th Security Squadron in Vietnam. BK's brother served his own tour as a medic in Desert Storm attached to the 197th Inf Bde. BK draws from this wealth of experience to bring the dramatic tale of Craig Steele to life. BK now resides in Texas, where he earned his B.A. in English from Texas Tech University.
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Book Description BK Thomas Group, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 282 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.71 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk0985444207