From Baghdad to America: Life after War for a Marine and His Rescued Dog

From Baghdad to America: Life after War for a Marine and His Rescued Dog

Jay Kopelman

Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman gained the hearts of readers all over along with his relocating tale of adopting an deserted dog named Lava from a hellish nook of Iraq. He opened the door for different infantrymen to deliver canines domestic, and in From Baghdad to America, Kopelman once more leads the pack together with his observations at the emotional repercussions of war.

right here, for the 1st time, Kopelman holds not anything again as he responds to the query, “Why did you shop a puppy rather than a person?” the reply unearths a lot approximately his internal demons—and in regards to the higher photo of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He talks approximately what it’s prefer to go back to the States and examines the stunning statistics to come back out of Iraq: melancholy, suicide, alcohol abuse, and damaged relationships are at checklist highs for the boys and ladies who serve there. Kopelman credit Lava with assisting him to suffer wrestle and the soreness of battle, in addition to assisting him take care of the marvelous problems of returning to lifestyle. Civilians have a difficult time realizing what being a Marine capacity, and the adjustment to dwelling between them is difficult for those squaddies. This booklet makes an attempt to make clear that for all readers.

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