This journey of passion and transformation will take you along the path Steve Alpert took when he realized his core mission in life: to help raise awareness for veterans and their families through the use of his art. In trying to find meaning in his own life, Alpert goes back in time to face his choices and chance encounters that set him on a new path towards realizing his mission. Alpert visits wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington DC. He donates a major painting to the museum at Dover AFB as one of the members of the Carry Team practically steps out of the painting to thank him. This book will take you on an emotional rollercoaster towards the realization of your own dreams and ambitions, all while reminding you of the true power of service. This is a story about duty, honor and courage and a tribute to those who serve our nation. It reminds us that this country is still worth fighting for.