By Jeff Courter (Jeffrey Courter)

September eleven, 2001 - lives have been replaced directly that fateful morning, while terrorists unleashed their assault on U.S. goals. For Sergeant first-class Jeff Courter, these tragic occasions have been a call-to-action he couldn't ignore.

Seeking to avenge lives misplaced on American soil and guard blameless Afghans, Courter left in the back of his cozy civilian kin existence in suburban Chicago, and volunteered to struggle in Afghanistan with the Illinois military nationwide Guard.

Journey to a distant strive against quarter with Courter, as he trains japanese Afghan Border Police to guard their very own turf. find out how the U.S. military struggles to deliver balance and humanitarian reduction to a area the place worry and poverty rule. And become aware of how one uncomplicated Christian guy searches his soul to reconcile own, specialist and religious demanding situations, whereas striving to do his half in bringing growth to this determined and unsafe nook of the world.

(Entries all through Courter's Afghan magazine are followed through colour pictures from his tour.)

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