This isn't your little sister's diary. Greg Foley's personal journal provides a rare look into the heart, mind, and soul of a young Army officer during his yearlong deployment in Iraq. Kept in the original format, thought for thought, Greg's journal offers a unique reading experience that will take you past many of today's popular military clich?'s and will challenge you to see him as he saw himself: a soldier undeserving of God's grace. Throughout the book, Greg expounds on his journal entries, giving readers additional insight and perspective into some of the greatest experiences and lessons learned from his time spent as a combat leader. If you have ever wanted to go deeper into the life of a modern day soldier, then this book is for you. May reading this Journal of a Christian Soldier inspire and bless you. "Greg lends unique insight into the thought processes of a soldier committed to serve his nation in ways the rest of us can never imagine. Forthright and honest, he shares himself as he is -not necessarily the image some may have of a soldier, but the reality of a courageous though fallible young man who is altogether human. He is willing to reveal himself that others may benefit from his experiences and be pointed toward the God he serves." - A READER Greg Foley was a newly commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Field Artillery when he began this journal prior to leaving for Iraq in 2004. While attached to the 1st Calvary Division, he served with the Oregon Army National Guard 's 41st Infantry Brigade, 2-162 Infantry, Alpha Company. He first served as the Company Fire Support Officer and then later assumed command of 2nd Platoon. Greg is a 2003 graduate of Western Oregon University, where he also earned an ROTC commission from Oregon State University. In 2007, Greg earned his MBA from George Fox University. He is currently working in the private sector as a business manager. He and his wife Melissa recently celebrated 5 years of marriage. They have two young children, Michael and Miley.