My Journey as a Combat Medic is a no-holds-barred look at the modern medic in the US Army, allowing us a glimpse at the training as a soldier and as a specialist, as well as deployment and front-line duties and the impact of service on civilian life, including an honest look at PTSD, from the author's own personal experience. Rather than a technical manual, My Journey as a Combat Medic is a detailed firsthand account, concluding with a letter to new medics, providing a career's worth of advice and knowledge as they begin their journeys.
"No. Just No."
Combat Poetry was inspired by the experiences of a combat medic who experienced war both as a teenager and again as a seasoned combat veteran. Why would a combat medic want to write poetry? The poetry was in me and it had to come out. These thoughts were always in my head and on the tip of my tongue. I had to write this poetry for the sake of my own sanity.