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Veteran/author to speak Jan. 19

Published 01/10/2013, The Hastings Star-Gazette

Area residents are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, to hear local author and celebrated war veteran Lieutenant Colonel Mark Weber discuss his life’s journey. Lt. Col. Weber is a former aide to General David Petraeus in Iraq, serving as a military advisor. Soon into his new command, Weber underwent a routine physical which revealed Stage IV intestinal cancer in the 38-year-old father of three. Over the next two years, he would fight a desperate battle he was not trained for, with his wife and boys as his reluctant but willing fighting force.   

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