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Called To Be a Soldier: Major Wayne Smalls

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Amazon #1 Best Selling author L. Wayne Smalls is an up and coming writer from Baltimore, Maryland. Wayne recently retired from the United States Army at the rank of Major. His military career has consisted of 22 years of active duty service, with over 25 years of service overall. During his time in the military, he traveled the world and has seen and witnessed many great and wonderful things. Also while in the military, he received several degrees of higher learning, including an Associate's Degree in General Studies from Northwestern State University, a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Webster University. He is currently attnending Capella University to earn a Doctoral Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Leadership. 

In his book, "Called to Be a Soldier," Wayne wrote about some exciting and eye-opening experiences from his combat tour in Afghanistan, which was the last deployment of his career. He described some of the thoughts that went through his mind, as well as the thoughts of many soldiers as they face life or death situations in combat. Also, in his book he shared some of the life changing decisions that he was forced to make upon his return from combat leading up to his retirement from the Army. He described his journey to find new purpose in life after the military. "Called to Be a Soldier is packed with some great action as well as some thought-provoking messages and themes. Anyone who has served in the military, or anyone who has a loved one who has served or is currently serving, will certainly be able to relate to his story. 

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