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It began as a personal memoir for her son. 
It became the first book to define post 9/11 service and leadership.

This is the first book that defines the post 9/11 generation of service members.

I could not put this book down. The ‘frontline generation’ is the reason I agreed to serve in 2006 and stayed on in 2009. As I told the men and women that I visited at COPs and FOBs, I came to regard them as though they were my own sons and daughters. The most gratifying single thing to me from my service was learning how many felt I actually had their back—that I truly cared about them as individuals, and made decisions accordingly. I did. Marjorie’s similar caring about her troops comes through on every page.

Former Secretary of Defense, 2006-2011

Be informed and inspired to live with purpose, live for each other, and lead.
2017 National Independent Publisher Book Award


“This is not just a war story… Equal parts memoir, leadership guide, and social commentary - this book speaks to our generation of veterans the way that few do.”

2019 U.S. Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Americans


2018 Mighty 25 Nation's Top Influencer Supporting the Military Community

2017 National Independent Publisher Book Award

“There is something new to be said—and yet, sometimes all too familiar—
about this generation’s character, sacrifice, and service.”

MARJORIE K. EASTMAN, The Frontline Generation
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