Combat Medic: A Soldier's Story of the Iraq War and PTSD

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WAR

2000s

S.M. Boney IV

Logline

Combat Medic is a true story of Private Boney, a Medic in the 1st calvary infantry during Operation Iraqi Freedom who recalls intense guerrilla warfare gunfights with insurgents in the Wadi-Us-Salaam cemetery, the largest in the world.

Genre

War

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Fort Sill, Oklahoma / Fort hood, Texas/Najaf, Iraq

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

After a long, grueling basic training at Fort sill, OK, Private Boney is Deployed to Bagdad, Iraq with the 1st Calvary Division for combat operations. Boney gets attached to an Infantry squad to eliminate insurgents inside the cemetery and city of Najaf where his team endures intense gunfights.

Ending Description

After 14 months of combat operations, Private Boney returns to Fort Hood, Texas with his unit. After battling with nightmares and suicidal thoughts, he is discharged out of the Army. Boney finds God, love and has a daughter, that helps him learn that Family, Love, a Faith can keep him alive.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Main Character Details

Name: Private Boney

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Honorable, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive

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Logline

Combat Medic is a true story of Private Boney, a Medic in the 1st calvary infantry during Operation Iraqi Freedom who recalls intense guerrilla warfare gunfights with insurgents in the Wadi-Us-Salaam cemetery, the largest in the world.

Short Summary

After a long, grueling basic training at Fort sill, OK, Private Boney is Deployed to Bagdad, Iraq with the 1st Calvary Division for combat operations. Boney gets attached to an Infantry squad to eliminate insurgents inside the cemetery and city of Najaf where his team endures intense gunfights.


After 14 months of combat operations, Private Boney returns to Fort Hood, Texas with his unit. After battling with nightmares and suicidal thoughts, he is discharged out of the Army. Boney finds God, love and has a daughter, that helps him learn that Family, Love, a Faith can keep him alive.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Voyage and Return,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Private Boney

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Honorable, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive

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