Deserted back alleys. Crowded bars. Busy streets. Heroes often lurk in unlikely places. Town Patrol illuminates the efforts of a group of heroes-US Air Force security police-serving at Clark Air Base in the Philippines. Day after day, night after night, these brave men protected US military and their dependents, acted as ambassadors to keep the peace between often-conflicting cultures, and served as a liaisons between local authorities and the US armed forces. From bar fights to horrific fires, from domestic violence to homeless children, Town Patrol takes the reader on an unforgettable ride through military and Philippine culture, presenting a true and unforgettable "slice-of-life" picture of what the security police faced every time they went on duty. And whether on duty or off, these men demonstrated the true meaning of heart and courage: caring for and protecting the person in front of you-man or woman; white, brown, or black; friend or foe.
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Published March 11, 2009
by Annotation Press, A Division of Winepress Publishi.
History, War, Literature & Fiction.