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- DescriptionDays after Ali Dashti's graduation from Eastern Illiis University in Charleston, Kuwait was invaded by Saddam Hussain's Army. Urged to volunteer as a civilian translator for US troops in Operation Desert Shield by the Kuwait Embassy, Ali soon found himself t only fighting on the frontlines, but also promoted to the rank of sergeant in the US Army. Written in a style that is open and honest, Sergeant Over One Week gives readers an up-close and true account of Desert Storm from the perspective of a Kuwaiti citizen and international student who volunteered to serve in the US Army.
- Author BiographyAli A Dashti received his BA degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1990 in journalism and political science and earned his MS degree in 1993, from Kansas State University in journalism and mass communication. He is currently completing second year PhD studies at the University of Stirling in Media and Film in Scotland, UK. The author has worked in numerous capacities, including as a staff reporter for The Daily Eastern News, editor-in-chief for Minority TODAY, TV and radio reporter for WEIU, and PR officer and teaching assistant for the Mass Communication Department at the Kuwait University, teaching courses in: Computer and Layout, Public Relations, Intro to Mass Media, Media Ethics, Media and Society, and the History of Media in Kuwait and the Gulf States. Mr. Dashti co-authored Communication Policies in the State of Kuwait, College of Arts An. J., 1994, and Women & Media in the State of Kuwait: Female Mass Communication Student's Views of Women & Media, Faculty of Education, Ain Shams Univ., Egypt 2001. He served in the US Army during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm as a translator for the 66th Military Intelligence (MI) Company 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. Mr. Dashti is married with two children. He makes his permanent home in Kuwait.
- Author(s)Ali A Dashti
- PublisherBooksurge Publishing
- Date of Publication22/01/2007
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBooksurge Publishing
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight154 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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