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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:382
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098310721
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098310714

Toe the line

by Deon McCarthy View author's profile page

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Overview

The story of a kid from Chicago who joined the Army.

Description

This book shows the emotions, trials and transformation from being a teenager to becoming a Soldier. There are realistic descriptions of basic training and interactions with Drill Sergeants and other recruits. First person perspective and reactions to all that basic training was to that specific person. View the book trailer https://youtu.be/EAsloHsdxZ0

About the author

Deon McCarthy is a retired Master Sergeant and Combat Veteran with 30 years of service in the United States Army. He has deployed multiple times starting with Desert Shield, including tours to Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq. He has an Aviation background as a mechanic, crew chief and instructor on the AH-64 Apache helicopter. Deon is an accomplished leader, gathering experience from both good and bad examples of leadership. He has been supportive to not only Soldiers directly under his leadership; but to all Soldiers. He has also been stern when punishments were required, yet more than fair giving rewards and accolades. Deon wants to share his unique perspective on the fun, the difficulties and the horrors of the military lifestyle. His motto is: There are never failures, just opportunities to learn and mature as a Christian; a Man; a Father; a Soldier......a Leader.



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