Battle Ready

Battle Ready

Memoir of A SEAL Warrior Medic

Book - 2013
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A memoir from a SEAL and medic in which he explores his 25-year career in dangerous combat missions and the post-traumatic stress disorder that developed at home.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013], ©2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312600754
Branch Call Number: 359.0092 Do
Description: x, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Mactavish, Scott

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ChristchurchLib Jun 18, 2013

"As a SEAL and combat medic, Mark served his country with valorous distinction for almost twenty-five years and survived some of the most dangerous combat actions imaginable. From the rigors of BUD/S training to the horrors of the battlefield, Battle Ready dramatically immerses the reader in the unique life of the elite warrior-medic who advances into combat with life-saving equipment in one hand and life-taking weapons in the other. It is also an uplifting human story that reveals how a young Hispanic American bootstrapped himself out of a life that promised a dead-end future by enlisting in the military. That new life begins with the Marines and includes his heroic achievements on the battlefield and the operating table, and finally, of his inspirational triumph over the demons caused by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that threatened to destroy him and his family." June 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter


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