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Deenie Laskey's New Book 'Journal From Iraq' is an Awe-Inspiring Journal of a Brave Soul and Her Passion to Heal People in Need

Recent release 'Journal from Iraq' from Covenant Books author Deenie Laskey accounts the beautiful years of an army nurse in servitude of healing the nation's wounded heroes.

NEW YORK - June 11, 2020 - (

​Deenie Laskey, a writer who spent four decades in nursing and twenty-five years in the army reserves, has completed her new book, “Journal from Iraq”: a greatly inspiring true-to-life narrative that follows the successes and failures of a nurse who embarked on a mission to give medical care to people off-grid.


Deenie writes, “In the summer of 1960, a ten-year-old girl was playing with her sister in the living room of their Midwestern family home. That was not so unusual. What was unusual was the image on the black-and-white television screen that caught her eye. It caused her to stop dead in her tracks. It was just a commercial, but she didn’t want to miss a second of it! It was telling a story! Little did she know at the time, in many ways, it was telling her story.

What she saw was the ship called SS Hope, a floating hospital ship. It traveled the globe with doctors and nurses to far-reaching destinations. Their mission was to give medical care to people where few others like to go. From that moment on, that little girl knew her destiny. God had a plan for her.

She became a nurse, she joined the army reserve, and deployed to Saud Arabia in Desert Storm, Kosovo, and Iraq. She went where few wanted to go; she saw what few wanted to see. Her passion was to take care of our nation’s wounded heroes. Go with her as she journals her way through the frustrations, demands, failures, and successes in a combat support hospital to a war zone during Iraqi Freedom.

Wisconsin nurse deployed to Iraq in 2006 with the 399th Combat Support Hospital.”

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Deenie Laskey’s new book inspires everyone with this deeply moving biography that speaks of one’s life as a nurse in a warzone.

Here in this manuscript, we see how she countered the storms that the world gave.

Readers can purchase “Journal from Iraq” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.

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