I Volunteered for This is the fascinating personal narrative of Theresa Benner McCullough's enlistment in the U.S. Army after college and her subsequent deployment to Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division.
One of only a handful of females at a remote base, Sarkari Karez, she was sexually assaulted by a male soldier one night. Then she had to deal with the invasive criminal investigation and insensitive male-dominated command structure to bring the “perp” to justice.
Each entry written in a personal journal style gives insight into a young female soldier's daily life living in a war-torn combat zone. I Volunteered for This provides hope and encouragement to any woman who has experienced sexual trauma and is suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).