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    • Shoot Like a Girl

    • One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
    • By: Major Mary Jennings Hegar
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    After being commissioned into the US Air Force, MJ Hegar was selected for pilot training by the Air National Guard, finished at the top of her class, then served three tours in Afghanistan flying combat search and rescue missions, culminating in a harrowing rescue attempt that would earn MJ the Purple Heart as well as the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor Device. But it was on American soil that Hegar would embark on her greatest challenge - to eliminate the military's Ground Combat Exclusion Policy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You will laugh, cry, and be amazed.

    • By Pat on 03-10-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Shoot Like a Girl

    • One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
    • By: Mary Jennings Hegar
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings 'MJ' Hegar was shot down while on a mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew. But soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve. Shoot Like a Girl is an inspiring, humorous and thrilling true story of an unforgettable woman who has spent much of her life ready to sacrifice everything for her country.

    Regular price: $19.41