Books Written By Veterans
Veterans Day is a chance to show our appreciation and honor members of our past and present military who protect the freedoms we enjoy – like the freedom to choose what we read!
If you are looking for a way to honor a veteran today, there are many books to consider supporting that are written by members of our military service.
The Man In The Arena by Eddie and Andrea Gallagher
On September 11, 2018, Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher—a highly-decorated combat veteran with nine deployments to war zones in Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq—was arrested for war crimes at the TBI medical clinic where he was receiving treatment.
The Man In The Arena captures the full story of a war hero who was nearly sent to prison for life for crimes he didn’t commit.
The Twenty Year War by Dan Blakeley, Tom Amenta, and Beau Simmons
Breathtaking. Personal. Raw. The Twenty-Year War photo book is an eye-opening insight into the lives of 71 incredible veterans of the Global War on Terror. With stories not often told, this book includes stories of fathers and sons, sisters, brothers, and husbands and wives who served together.
Span of Control by Carey D. Lohrenz
What can you do when uncertainty, stress, burnout, and anxiety stand in the way of achieving your goals? If anyone knows how to regain focus when the world is spinning out of control, it’s Carey Lohrenz – one of the first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilots in the US Navy, a mom, wife, business consultant, Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and global speaker.
Span of Control guides readers through the fundamentals of persisting through times of crisis. This book combines science, personal stories, interviews, advice, encouragement and practicality to help you understand what you can and cannot control, determine what matters most, outline a plan for success, then follow that plan to achieve your goals and dreams.
Leave No Man Behind by Tony Brooks and Bob Welch
In this story of courage, patriotism, and perseverance, Dr. Tony Brooks offers a first-hand account of the 75th Ranger Regiment’s rescue mission following one of the deadliest Special Ops incidents in Afghanistan. Living by the axiom “No Man Left Behind”, Operation Red Wings II persisted through overwhelming odds to bring every American soldier home.