An American Warriors Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory
New York Journal of Books, 8/19/16
Every once in a while, every American needs to pick up and read a book like Fire in My Eyes Snyder's story is a needed reminder that the very best of us continue to risk their lives serving in our armed forces with courage, dedication and a deep and abiding love for our country An inspiring tale.”
NavyHistory.org (website of the Naval Historical Foundation), 7/30/16
A visceral story of fortitude, of striding into harm's way time and again for the sake of others The prose is strong and authentic Veterans, especially service academy graduates and disposaleers, will connect with their own experiences due to Snyder and Sileo's superior composition Fire in My Eyes must sit prominently next to other phenomenal stories like Elizabeth Kauffman Bush's America's first Frogman and Aaron Ralston's autobiography, Between a Rock and a Hard Place. To those aspiring to serve Fire in My Eyes is mandatory reading Through these pages they will truly understand what service is, what one is called to do.”
"A story of tragedy that turns to gold...Snyder gives a first-hand account of what it is like to serve in today's military - high stress, intense training, and loss of friends and loved ones...A truly inspirational story."