Suggested Books



Best Years of Our Lives

Born on the Fourth of July

Deer Hunter

Flags of Our Fathers


Hell and Back Again

In Country

Letters from Iwo Jima

Miracle at St. Anna

My Vietnam, Your Iraq




Achilles in Vietnam by Shay

After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops and Their Families

American Spartan by Ann Tyson

Back from the Front: Combat Trauma, Love, and the Family by Aphrodite Matsakis

Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic

Courage After Fire for Parents of Service Members by Paula Domenici

Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families

CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling your Fast Paced Life by Edward Hallowell

Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Families, 2012-2014

Fire and Forget by Roy Scranton and Matt Gallagher

Fives and Twenty-Fives by Michael Pitre

Fortunate Son by Lewis B. Puller

Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit by Alexandra Rockey

Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq

Here, Bullet by Brian Turner

Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans

Long Road Home by G.B. Trudeau

Long Walk: A story of War and the Life that Follows by Brian Castner

Military Advantage 2014 by Terry Howell

Military-To-Civilian Career Transition 2nd Ed: The Essential Job Search Handbook for Service Members

Once a Warrior-Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home

Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, In the Words of US Troops and Their Families: Updated Edition, Andrew Carroll

Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies by Charles H. Elliott

Packing Inferno by Tyler Boudreau

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship: How to Support your Partner and Keep your Relationship Healthy by Diane England

Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Signature Wound by Trudeau

Thank you for your Service by David Finkle

The Blue Cascade: A Memoir of Life after War by Mike Scotti

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds and Souls of Our Soldiers by Nancy Sherman

War by Junger

War Comes Home: Washington's Battle against America's Veterans

What Color is your Parachute 2013

What it Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes

Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource for Returning Veterans by Janelle Hill, 2nd edition

You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon