- 2016 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, War & Military (Adult Nonfiction)
The 1960s were at times tumultuous, irrational, outlandish, and just plain crazy. The Vietnam War dominated the news and divided the country. Yet thousands of young men were summonsed and dutifully filled the ranks of the military. Judge Don Overby's recounting of his own experience in the military draft of the 1960s clearly depicts the routine yet chaotic day-to-day details of regular young men caught up in the polarized military conflict of the Cold War.