|About the Book|
Since 1877 the U. S. Army stationed soldiers on Fort Huachuca, an Army post in southern Arizona. Although the mission has changed over the years, Americas soldiers still come and go in the service of their country. Thomas Decker, who served as the Installation Staff Chaplain from 1996 through 2000, opens a soulful window into this historic post and the surrounding region. Echoing the Army Chaplaincys credo to bring God to soldiers and soldiers to God, Deckers free verse poemsa aAlibi Round, a aThe Water Nazi, a aReptilian, a aDisarming Abernathy, a aFinding Religion, a aBorder Crossing, a aNo Black Eye for America, a and aSemper Fiaa offer poignant and passionate insight into Army life both on and off duty.