‘Jarhead’ author examines post-combat pitfalls
08-12-2012 06:39 PM
Anthony Swofford’s first publication inspired a movie that, for better or worse, has become part of the Marine Corps’ cultural DNA. “Jarhead,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and released in 2005, was based on Swofford’s experience as a scout sniper with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, during the Persian Gulf War. Its success launched Swofford to stardom — and into a world of money, sex and drugs.
[Clicking on more will open up a popup box with the complete news story from the news source. MilitaryWoman.org is not responsible for content.]