Never before heard
of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan
Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green and John Croushorn
of the 2010 Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of
>2010 Branson Stars and Flag Book Award
Interview on Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in
Iraq and Afghanistan
2003, more than 4,000 men and women have been killed in action
in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. More than 23,000 have
returned from combat zones with permanent disabilities. And
nearly one in four returning service members struggle with
ongoing combat trauma.
American people already know this.
do they REALLY know how these men and women and their
family members have displayed strength and perseverance in the
face of danger and uncertainty?
of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq & Afghanistan
4 in the Battlefields & Blessings series, AMG Publishers
November 2009) is a 365-day collection of inspiring stories
from modern-day heroes on the front lines and on the home
front. These firsthand accounts are never before heard stories
from medics, soldiers, chaplains, generals, war widows,
humanitarian aid workers, special forces and more will make
you proud to be an American. For more information, see www.battlefieldsandblessings.com
OTHERS ARE SAYING
"Anyone who wants to see Godís love and power at work
during times of war should read this powerful book. The
stories are real, unvarnished, and vividly capture the full
spectrum of human emotions and experiences from cradle to
grave. Itís much like reading Psalms in a modern-day
context." ~Chaplain (Col.) Scott McChrystal, USA Ret.
the military doctor who literally found himself putting his
hands around the neck of Saddam Hussein and faced the
challenge of treating him as a regular patient.
the marine who saw how a dust storm saved his life.
the commander of the ship that launched the mission to save
Private Jessica Lynch.
the sergeant who was tasked with retrieving the remains of
Saddam Hussein and the photograph he took to remember the day
he saw death in the face of evil.
the chaplain who saw miracles on 9-11 along with 35 other
chaplains, who all happened to be at the Pentagon on 9-11 for
meetings--when normally only five or six chaplains are present
in the Pentagon on any given day.
one of the few women who was present at the invasion of
the mother of the first Navy seal killed in Iraq and her
courage to travel to the place where her son died and her
ongoing efforts to support the troops.
the Anglican bishop who rallied the clerics in Iraq to sign a
proclamation denouncing Al Qaeda and terrorism, which became a
turning point in Iraq.
HAMPTON COOK is
the bestselling author of Stories of Faith and Courage from
the Revolutionary War and the author of The Faith of
Americaís First Ladies. She is a former webmaster
(1998-2003) for Former President George W. Bush. A
presidential historian, Jane has appeared frequently on the
Fox News Channel and spoken at the Pentagon, Heritage
Foundation, and other organizations. www.janecook.com
an award-winning freelance writer and editor and an active
member of the Evangelical Press Association and the Advanced
Writers and Speakers Association. The wife of a former Coast
Guard officer, she is also the author (along with contributing
writers) of Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for
Military Wives. www.faithdeployed.com
JOHN CROUSHORN is
a residency-trained, board certified emergency medicine
physician. In 2004 he served in Iraq as command surgeon of
Task Force 185, Army Combat and Special Operations Aviation
and currently works with several federal agency special
operations teams supporting the Global War on Terrorism.