I thought it time I review something contemporary, so this month I listened to Spare, narrated by the author, Prince Harry. I have always admired Prince Harry because of his military service in Afghanistan. When I was assigned in Bahrain in 2007-2008, I remember Prince Harry departing Afghanistan because his presence endangered his unit – he […]
It takes courage to enlist in the military. Once you raise your right hand and take the oath to serve and defend the Constitution, you must go wherever the military says you are needed most. When the nation is at war, that need could very well be in a war zone where your life is at risk. Such is the case with Specialist Andrea Marshall, who enlisted in the Army in 2008. Four years later, she found herself assigned as a combat medic at a Forward Operating Base in Afghanistan. This is Andrea’s story.