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Army Boots
Book 1
Chop that Sh*t Up!

is a collection of war and soldier stories by a military veteran, Daniel I. Pinion, CSM (R), with deployments from Bosnia to multiple tours in Iraq. Follow along Daniel's 28-year career from Private to Command Sergeant Major. Learn how a young, gullible Private became a battle-hardened Soldier to an emotionally broken leader on his journey back to civilian life. Whether you served or are thinking about serving, this book will make you laugh, cry or both. A true warrior and backbone of the Army, CSM (R) Pinion shares the highs and lows of his life serving our country in this soulful book about leadership, his men, PTSD, and the continuing struggles with the stigmas of treatment. Every soldier, leader and civilian should read this book. CSM Pinion is so committed he publishes his own mobile # along with information of numerous resources.  Do not underestimate the importance of seeking help or the need for this book.

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Shortlisted-by-CIBAs
Royal Dragonfly Award
Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
International Impact Award Winner
Impact Award
Literary Titan Gold Book Award
Firebird Award
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About the Author

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Daniel L. Pinion is a military veteran of the Cold War, Operation Joint Endeavor (Bosnia-Herzegovina), and multiple tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served in numerous Infantry, Armor and Cavalry units and leadership positions during his 28-year career. CSM (R) Pinion has served as Squad Leader, Section Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Instructor, Operations Sergeant Major, and Command Sergeant Major. Born in Ohio, raised in Andover, NJ, CSM (R) Pinion now calls Virginia home and serves as a Department of the Army civilian; welcome to military life. 

For More:

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Firebird Award
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International Impact Award Winner
Impact Award
Literary Titan Gold Book Award
Firebird Award
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Royal Dragonfly Award
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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award

Chop that Sh*t Up!, by CSM Daniel L. Pinion, is an exceptional addition to military biographies and narratives, providing a voice to experience often shrouded in silence. It is an essential read not only for prospective soldiers but for anyone looking to understand the profound sacrifices and bonds forged in the line of duty. This book, authentic and heartfelt, deserves a place on the shelf of every reader who values the depth and complexity of real-life heroism.

Literary Titan Editorial Review

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EVENTS...

  • VFW 882 Meet and Greet
    VFW 882 Meet and Greet
    Sat, Jul 13
    Marysville VFW 882
    Jul 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Marysville VFW 882, Marysville, PA 17053, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Marysville VFW 882, Marysville, PA 17053, USA
    Sharing stories of PFC David Dietrich with Family and Friends of Marysville, PA
  • Book Reading & Signing
    Book Reading & Signing
    Mon, Jul 22
    Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Sheridan Kaserne, St.-Martin-Straße 120, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Sheridan Kaserne, St.-Martin-Straße 120, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
    I can’t wait to see friends, senior leaders, and be among soldiers again. I look forward to sharing my stories, and hearing new ones.
  • Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Georgia Conference
    Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Georgia Conference
    Fri, Sep 06
    LaGrange
    Sep 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM
    LaGrange, 150 Tom Hall Pkwy, LaGrange, GA 30240, USA
    Sep 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM
    LaGrange, 150 Tom Hall Pkwy, LaGrange, GA 30240, USA
    Attending the EANGGA conference where I will have a booth and guest speak. Plus making a trip over to Fort Moore while here.

LEADERSHIP QUOTE:

 

"Take care of Soldiers; Soldiers will take care of you, and EVERYTHING else will take care of itself!"

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GALLERY

THE FEED

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