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Tom Young "The Warriors"

National Press Club Journalism Institute

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Tom Young "The Warriors"

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General Admission Ended $5.00 $1.24
Copy of "The Warriors"
Purchase of a book does not include admission.
Ended $27.00 $2.34

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Tom Young will discuss his new book "The Warriors." A book signing will follow the discussion.

About the book: 

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson has seen plenty of action lately, so he’s happy with his new assignment as safety officer at a Kyrgyzstan air base. It’s a pretty laidback way to spend the next year.

Or so he thought. On his second day, a C-27 crashes on the runway with a load of electronic gear—and opium. Recruiting his battle companion Sergeant Major Sophia Gold as interpreter, he investigates not only the crash but the source of the cargo, and the answers they find will lead them into a conflict as lethal as any they have known.

A new Balkan war is brewing, driven by a man of ruthless ambition. Parson himself flew during the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, so he’s known their horror firsthand. But neither he nor Gold has seen anything like what’s about to happen now.

Tom Young has logged more than 4,000 hours for the Air National Guard in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bosnia, and elsewhere. The author of "The Mullah’s Storm," "Silent Enemy," and "The Renegades," he lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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National Press Club Journalism Institute

The mission of the non-profit National Press Club Journalism Institute is to train communications professionals in a changing media environment, provide scholarships to the next generation of journalists, recognize excellence in journalism, house the records of the history of journalism in the nation’s capital and promote a free press, the cornerstone of a free society.

Located in the Eric Friedheim Library of the prestigious National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C., the Institute is the premier research, reference and education venue for journalists, historians, academics and students in the nation’s capital.

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