Hardships of an American Soldier by Marcus Lyman
Approx. 59,770 words.
Published on June 7, 2011.
I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I went on to become a Homeless Alcoholic and Drug Addict. Our paths were rejoined after 9/11. This is my story.