Retired Naval Special Warfare Operator James Hatch

Retired Naval Special Warfare Operator James HatchJimmy Hatch, a former special ops Navy SEAL senior chief; master naval parachutist - four Bronze Stars with Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Medal recipient, fighter in 150 missions (Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Africa); expert military dog trainer and handler whose SEAL dogs were partners and medal winners—Touching the Dragon is a fierce, moving tale of a return from hell, being badly wounded on a special ops mission that ended his two-decades-long military career, his searing recovery, and the struggle to live life off the speeding train of war.

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