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Against the Current in the Silent Service

by RW Herman


What happens when indomitable will meets

entrenched authority?


A young enlisted sailor works with dogged determination to achieve his dream and become a commissioned officer—but is thrown into the unfamiliar world of the Silent Service. Immediately told he does not belong at his new command and likely will never be qualified, he must make a choice: comply with orders and walk away or dig deep and stand firm. Fighting to save his career with the odds ever against him, his fortitude and resilience are tested again and again as he steers against the current to prove his worth among the courageous, highly-trained professionals in the brotherhood known as submariners.

Image by Brett Zeck

Early Praise

"Gripping memoir...about navigating the uncharted waters of life. ...alluring and inspiring illustration of how hidden currents may guide our lives to the shores that we recognize as home. ...his drive and ingenuity keep the reader glued to the pages."

-Timea Barabas for Bestsellers World

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