* Outmanned and outgunned, army ranger Self and his troops fought bravely against the Taliban at Robert's Ridge in Afghanistan. When it was over, Self waged a different battle. In this account of his bout against post-traumatic stress disorder, he speaks about his challenges, struggles with suicidal thoughts---and rescue from despair because of his family's faith. 300 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Former army ranger Nate Self, a hero from the Roberts Ridge rescue in Afghanistan, tells his whole storyfrom the pulse-pounding battle in the mountains of Afghanistan to the high-stakes battle he has waged against post traumatic stress disorder. This book will become a go-to book for understanding the long-term effects of the war on terror. Thousands of families are fighting this battle, and Nate opens up his lifeincluding his successes, tragedies, struggles with thoughts of suicideto show how his faith and his family pulled him through. Includes 8 pages of color photos.In a nutshell:
- Excellent book for military familes trying to cope with the family pressures of a soldier's active duty.
- Inspirational book for a soldier struggling with post traumatic stress disorder.
- Helps readers understand the importance of faith in dealing with the war.
- An up-close-and-personal account of the war on terror; and the story of one soldiers faith.
- An insiders account of Roberts Ridge Rescue in Afghanistan.