For operations in Iraq, the National Guard mobilized teachers, bankers, mechanics...
...and one filmmaker.
"Five Stars... An extraordinary achievement... truly remarkable... a thoroughly unvarnished account of a soldiers life in Iraq... this may very well be the best documentary of the year." - Pete Vonder Haar, Film Threat
"...immensely powerful..." - Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"They show raw emotion, holding nothing back and Metze, a brilliant storyteller, combines this with his dry humor and flawless wit" - Fred Minnick, National Guard Magazine
"...unfolds like a traditional action film, really... This is an incredibly powerful, emotionally moving and deeply resonant documentary" - Mike Everleth, Bad Lit
"A stunning first hand account ... a side of war you cant take your eyes off of" - KTBC FOX7 News
"Must-see... anybody who has deployed or is about to will benefit from watching this movie with their loved ones" - Seamus OConnor, Military Times
Winner, Grand Jury Prize, deadCENTER Film Festival
Official Selection, Austin Film Festival
Official Selection, GI Film Festival
Official Selection, Flint Film Festival
Directed by Steve Metze and Don Swaynos
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