Miyoko Hikiji “All I Could Be”

July 15th, 2013

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American women in the military are now allowed to take combat roles.

But long before that official decision was made, Miyoko Hikiji, a young woman from Iowa, found herself in Iraq in the early days of the war, doing one of the most dangerous jobs there was….

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Hikiji was a truck driver, traveling across roads studded with IEDs, bringing critically needed ammunition and supplies to the men in combat.

Now, in her book “All I Could Be,”: Miyoko Hikiji tells it just the way it was.

She calls it “part military history, part personal revelation, part therapy, the stuff of so many war stories that have become a vital part of the great American tradition.”

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