Recent Stories Written About Camera Boy and Fred Minnick
My Iraq War Memoir, Camera Boy: An Army Journalist's War in Iraq, has yet to hit stores and the press has been fantastic. As a journalist, I always feel a little strange about being interviewed. But, I'm getting the hang of it.
The Daily O'Collegian: OSU graduate Fred Minnick was a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who started in the 45th Infantry division. Minnick later transferred to the 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment. His stories from Iraq can be found in his book “Camera Boy: An Army Journalist’s War in Iraq.”
Stryker News: Many long time readers will recognize the name Fred Minnick. He has written a book about his experiences covering the war, including two Stryker Brigades in Northern Iraq, as an army photojournalist (view his story archives). The book, titled Camera Boy: An Army Journalist's War in Iraq, will come out in November, but is available for pre-order now..
Stillwater NewsPress: Fred Minnick was content to sit in the restaurant, sip coffee and talk about his book, “Camera Boy: An Army Journalist’s War in Iraq.”
Louisville Courier-Journal: Fred Minnick penned “Camera Boy: An Army Journalist's War in Iraq,” which chronicles his time serving in an Army public affairs unit — a time he spent with a Nikon camera slung over one arm, an M-16 over the other. The book is scheduled for release on Nov. 1 by Hellgate Press, which publishes military history books. Two book signings are scheduled: one at Carmichael's on Frankfort Avenue at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 and another at Barnes and Noble at The Summit at 7 p.m. Nov. 11.
Sawyer County Record: Fred Minnick wrote Camera Boy: An Army Journalist's War In Iraq in a small, remote lakeside cabin in Barnes, Wis. The peaceful place helped him to recover from PTSD, he says.