On 9-11, several hundred men and women were going about their business at the U.S. Naval Academy, when their lives changed in a tangible way. They would be the first Naval Academy class to graduate into a state of war since the Vietnam era.
This book is their story, a story of coming of age, valor, and confronting a new reality. I had the great honor and pleasure of serving in USS BULKELEY (DDG 84) with two of the authors of this book, John Ennis and Pat McConnell, and I could not be more proud of them.