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Draftee: A Highschool Teacher Goes to War
     

Draftee: A Highschool Teacher Goes to War

by David Volk
 
Told with a biting humor, Draftee: A High School Teacher Goes to War by David Volk shares an altogether original and incredibly vivid account of the Vietnam experience. At times derisive, yet surprisingly tender the author, a correspondent and combat photographer, introduces a menagerie of crazies and eccentrics-and a few good men. From mutant mutts to donut

Overview

Told with a biting humor, Draftee: A High School Teacher Goes to War by David Volk shares an altogether original and incredibly vivid account of the Vietnam experience. At times derisive, yet surprisingly tender the author, a correspondent and combat photographer, introduces a menagerie of crazies and eccentrics-and a few good men. From mutant mutts to donut dollies, this Midwest draftee learned a little about war and a lot about life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419657610
Publisher:
BookSurge, LLC
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

A native of South Dakota, David Volk was drafted after graduating from college. He served two years-a year of that in Vietnam as a combat photographer with the 101st Airborne Division and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star. He was later elected State Treasurer of South Dakota, the youngest person in the state's history to be elected to a statewide office. Reelected four times, he helped found and serve as the first president of the National Association of State Treasurers. Appointed by the Reagan Administration as Chairman of the Vietnam Veteran's Volunteer Program, he was responsible for setting up an outreach program for troubled veterans from the Vietnam era. He is a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans.

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