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Brian Cramer enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003, shortly after his seventeenth birthday and embarked on a journey to become one of the world’s elite marksmen. The lessons engrained in adolescence taught him to strive for nothing less than excellence and culminated into the dream of earning the coveted Hog’s Tooth. The challenges he faced in his youth and the obstacles later endured as a Marine sniper are brought to life in his biographical narrative.
Operating with 1st Battalion 6th Marine regiment from 2005 to 2007, Brian found himself on multiple deployments and embedded in the world’s deadliest battlespaces. He explores the making of Marines, the warrior brotherhood, and the realities of battle, as seen firsthand in Iraq. This coming-of-age memoir encompasses not only the life of combat but the path that led him to those yellow footprints, the bonds forged in blood, and the journey that follows. He offers this narrative as a Marine sniper in a raw, unfiltered manner. Suffer Patiently is a compelling and heartfelt account of being young and at war.