The Soldier's Journal

Randall Russell Surles, University of Texas at El Paso


The Soldier's Journal is a military thriller. Camila Mason is one of the first women to qualify as a green beret in the U.S. Army. Here first mission is to deploy to Afghanistan where she faces the memory of her father, a green beret killed thirteen years earlier by an IED. Soon, she begins to understand the environment surrounding her, filled with sexism, ineptitude, and enemies, both foreign and domestic.

Subject Area

Creative writing

Recommended Citation

Surles, Randall Russell, "The Soldier's Journal" (2018). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI10824899.