Family Is Not Army Issued

Family Is Not Army Issued : 1980-2005

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A coming-of-age book outlining a unique story of one young man's journey well into adulthood while serving in the Army for twenty-five years. The author develops the story with a series of vignettes that spans the life of a soldier beginning with his life as a youngster in Baltimore, a "missionary kid" in Colombia and culminating to the present where he retired as a veteran returning to worn-torn Iraq. Filled with emotional and spiritual revelation, the soldier meets his dream girl in the Amazon jungle, marries her, and together raises a family. Later, with two small children, she reluctantly finds herself serving the US interest as well when she agrees to meet with a KGB agent in East more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 13mm | 240g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514749025
  • 9781514749029

About Al M Scott

AL M. Scott (1958- ) is the son of a Baltimore police officer-turned-missionary jungle pilot. For ten years he and his family traveled across the USA and South America while attending thirteen different schools. His first book, "(Family is NOT) Army Issued: 1980-2005" is a true story based on his twenty-five year Army career (1980-2005) that included four deployments to the Middle East and a Bronze Star Award for actions in Iraq. Scott's books include, "Perennial Soldier," "Shararah & the Prince," and "Flame in Paradise." "Shararah & the Prince" was released in June 2015 as "Love in the House of War" by Tate Publishing. He is currently writing, "Life of Asha: A Soldier's Girl."show more