…but regularly reflects on how the war in Iraq affected both American soldiers, as well as native Iraqis.
‘There’s nothing wrong with talking about what you did overseas, what not to do, what to do.’
Nick's memoir, 'The Reaper' is in the process of being made into an NBC miniseries.
‘No one really prepares you ... in the military you get into a mindset of ‘failure is not an option.’’
‘In the military community, we harp on about not expressing emotions, you’re the tough guy.’
‘On the civilian side, you get that. The first dose is hard to overcome, then you realise, ‘this is just life.’’
But now that he’s integrated back into civilian life, his new mission is to help other veterans returning from war zones.
His novel, ‘The Reaper,’ was written during a time where he admits he was struggling with PTSD and booze after returning home.