In his debut book, Emch explores the full spectrum of human emotions servicemembers go through when they’re put into dangerous situations fraught with chaos and uncertainty.
“The good, the bad, the hilarious, and the surprising are all included in this war story of human experience and emotion,” said Emch, who served in the U.S. Army for 12 years as both a musician and an Apache helicopter pilot. “I lead readers on a journey from what seemed like safety from within the borders of an allied nation to the war-torn deserts of Iraq along a crescendo of combat missions.”
Emch weaves a story filled with a mix of high tension and adventure to include launching missiles at up to over 1.5 times the maximum effective range in many last-ditch efforts to aid soldiers on the ground.
“Spencer gets to the heart of the matter from page one: At the core, every servicemember is a human being experiencing so many emotions-happiness, sadness, anger, frustration, hatred, friendship, love, empathy, and apathy,” said Chris Schafer, CEO at Tactical 16 Publishing. “His story gives readers such a deep understanding of what our young men and women out on the front lines go through day in and day out.”
Emch is currently flying helicopters and airplanes in Europe, where he lives with his wife and newborn son. When he isn’t flying, he is helping to develop the local music scene, surfing, or spending time in the mountains.
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