My Journey as a Combat Medic

From Desert Storm to Operation Enduring Freedom

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Description

Patrick Thibeault has served in the US Army in various capacities since the 1990s, originally training as a Airborne soldier before specialising as a combat medic. My Journey as a Combat Medic covers his original training and deployment before providing a look at the roles he's since played in the US Army's forces, including his recent deployment to Afghanistan. It is a no-holds bar 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 first hand account, concluding with a letter to new medics, providing a career's worth of advice and knowledge as they begin their journeys.

Product details

Published Jul 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 1
ISBN 9781782000907
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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