Books tagged: basic training

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Dear Mrs. Gray
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Dear Mrs. Gray is not just another story about overt heroism and life in the U.S. during World War II. From Warren's brushes with fame and reflections on life at Camp Wolters, to Violet's stories of survival on the home front, their love and devotion is expressed through letters to each other. Dear Mrs. Gray is a diary, love story and history lesson that delivers.
Isle of Stumps
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Aliens, boot camp, and freaks. Three astonishing tales.
Basic Training And The Accidental Pink Underwear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
March 1966, reported to Fort Dix for basic training. On weekend pass I wore a red bandanna with civvies. It was my turn to wash white undergarments of three men I included red bandanna. Underwear pink and me left handed I made mistakes drill sgt picked me out and motioned ordered me to approach podium. As a left hander demanded I drop my drawers - AND... I was wearing pink underwear.
A Signature Away - My Diary of Bradley Manning in Basic Training
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Price: $5,000.00 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Francis Buxton, a private who was with Manning 24/7 for 2 months in basic training - reflects upon his experiences in his diary excerpts. Provides a look upon Bradley Manning in the army that few know.
For the Love of God! A memoir of Army Basic Training?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A boy joins the Army without a clue. While in Basic Training, his girlfriend converts to a different religion, saying that God wants her to be single. The young man's only hope is that he can hold on to her long enough to make her realize they were meant to be together. Until then, his hands are tied in the testosterone-drenched school of combat.
In The Early Morning Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A military memoir detailing the experiences of the Worst Army Recruit Ever as he passes through Army Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA in 1985.
When It’s All You Can Do To Be All You Can Be
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Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I raised my right hand and was sworn in with a room full of other recruits on December 7th, 1987. I was at that time too naïve to know that this meant I was saying, “I have no more rights, and you may abuse me at will.” It must have been in the sub-text somewhere, but I missed it.
One Girl's Life in Army Basic Combat Training
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I never saw myself joining the army. It wasn't even something I'd put on the back burner as a possibility in case my life goals didn't pan out. But after earning BA and MA degrees, I found myself, age 27, hopelessly in debt and working my old part-time job. Worse? I was living in my parent's basement on the spare bed. So I embarked on a crazy adventure... and it all stared in army basic training!
Leduc
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Leduc knows how not to get noticed, how to bide his time, how to hide what he does. He learned a long time ago, after his mother found the cats. Just a few more weeks, and he’ll have his military police badge. Then he’ll be able to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants… to whoever he wants. There’s only one problem. Someone knows his secret.
For Single Women Only: 7 Things You Should Know Before Joining The Military
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Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
This very short (short enough to read on your lunch break) yet informative e-book briefly explains in 30 minutes or less, the good, bad, and ugly of the military from a woman's point of view. The topics discussed range from media reports of sexual assaults, to advice for 30-year-old women about joining the military at age 30.