Andy Symonds is an award-winning journalist based in the Washington, D.C. area. His father is a 33-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, and he grew up on military bases throughout the world. "My Father's Son" is his first novel, and a retired Navy SEAL consulted during its writing. You can visit his website at AndySymonds.com.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.