Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo

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Captain Benjamin Tupper spent a year in Afghanistan in an Embedded Training Team, tasked with training, leading in combat, and mentoring the Afghan Army to victory against the brutal Taliban. Writing and recording from a remote outpost, Tupper's dispatches were posted on the blog The Sandbox and broadcast on NPR, bringing vivid snapshots of America's longest ongoing war to a wide audience back home. Here, he takes us inside the intricacies of the war, opening up a unique and multifaceted view of both Afghan culture and the daily life of an American soldier. From the rush of gunfire to surreal, euphoric moments of cross-cultural understanding, this emotional and thought-provoking narrative is rich with humor, eloquence and contradiction. Deeply personal and darkly funny, Tupper illuminates the challenges of the war, bringing to life both the mundane and the extraordinary and seeking a way forward.--From publisher description.
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subject_facet Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, American, Afghan War, 2001- -- Social aspects, Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century, Afghanistan -- Social life and customs -- 21st century, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century, HISTORY / Military / Afghan War (2001-), Insurgency -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century, Soldiers -- United States -- Biography, Taliban, Tupper, Benjamin, -- 1969-, United States. -- National Guard Bureau -- Biography
title_display Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo
title_full Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo [electronic resource] / Benjamin Tupper, Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo [sound recording] / Benjamin Tupper
title_short Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo
topic_facet Afghan War, 2001-, Counterinsurgency, HISTORY / Military / Afghan War (2001-), History, Insurgency, Social aspects, Social conditions, Social life and customs, Soldiers, Tupper, Benjamin