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The last deployment how a gay, hammer-swinging twentysomething survived a year in Iraq by Bronson Lemer

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Published by The University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gay military personnel,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Gay men,
  • Soldiers,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBronson Lemer
SeriesLiving out : gay and lesbian autobiographies, Living out
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ75.8.L46 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24914416M
ISBN 109780299282141, 9780299282134
LC Control Number2010038911

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"The Last Deployment " is writer Bronson Lemer's account of his final year in military service (North Dakota National Guard), spent in parts of Iraq early in the second war there. Secondary to that experience, but important to Lemer's perspective and inner life is that fact that he was a gay man serving under the highly ambiguous "don't ask, don't tell" military rule. The Last Deployment: How a Gay, Hammer-Swinging Twentysomething Survived a Year in Iraq (Living Out: In , after serving five and a half years as a carpenter in a North Dakota National Guard engineer unit, Bronson Lemer was ready to leave the military behind.   In the new book “The Last Deployment” by Bronson Lemer, you’ll learn one of them. - - - advertisement - - - Bronson Lemer was “probably the last person anyone expected to join the military.” But, as the oldest of six children, he wanted to get away from North Dakota and “the army happened to be at the right place at the right. The Last Deployment: How a Gay, Hammer-Swinging Twenty-Something Survived a Year in Iraq, by Bronson Lemer (University of Wisconsin Press) In his debut memoir, Bronson Lemer reflects on the final stretch of his military service, when his unit is sent to Iraq.

  The Last Deployment (Paperback) | Chicago Public Library | BiblioCommons. The Last Deployment How A Gay, Hammer-swinging Twentysomething Survived A Year in Iraq (Paperback): Lemer, Bronson: In , after serving five and a half years as a carpenter in a North Dakota National Guard engineer unit, Bronson Lemer was ready to leave the military behind.   The book will contain every scrap of paperwork you can imagine, every phone number you may need at a moment's notice. And trust me, you're going to need it. When you're preparing for an impending deployment, you don't always think about the things you might need while your spouse is .   One Last Deployment. By Adam Fenner. Adam is the author of "On Two Fronts" the Silver Medal winner of the Independent Book Publisher Associations Bill Fisher Award (Nonfiction) and the "Deployment Wisdom" series. He is a student pursuing his Bachelors degree in Accounting at UNLV, and is currently working on a horror series called the.   The Last Deployment is a moving, provocative chronicle of one soldier's struggle to reconcile military brotherhood with self-acceptance. Lemer captures the absurd nuances of a soldier's daily life: growing a mustache to disguise his fear, wearing pantyhose to battle sand fleas, and exchanging barbs with Iraqis while driving through Baghdad.