Duntroon to Dili

Diplomatic Digs
December 29, 2016
Emerging Patterns
December 29, 2016

Duntroon to Dili

By Gary Stone, with Bob Breen

Mayhem and Miracles, Traumatic Stress and Trust in God

Duntroon to Dili is a compelling story of a man who has committed his life to the service of others.

Gary graduated from the Royal Military College Duntroon and his service as a peacemaker has exposed him to considerable danger and personal trauma. Dramatic experiences in the Iran-Iraq war saw him develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Gary chronicles his own struggle and management of this illness, and his parallel ministry to other veterans similarly affected.

Despite being a distinguished graduate of senior military staff colleges and with a wealth of experience as an Infantry Officer, Gary gave up his promising military career to train and be ordained as a Deacon in the Catholic Church.

In his new vocation, Gary served as Chaplain in both the Australian Army and Federal Police, with multiple deployments to Timor-Leste, The Solomon Islands, Bougainville and the Asian Tsunami of 2004. He also continued to be an active leader in a wide range of communities that he has been a part of, as well as an outspoken advocate for peace, justice and morality.

Gary Stone’s journey will take you through a life of adventure around the world. It is a powerful testament of a man who says 'Yes' to God’s call of service to humanity; a story of a man who does not back away from a challenge regardless of the risk or magnitude.

Available in Hardcover (ISBN: 9780992530105) and Paperback (ISBN: 9780992530112) through the following booksellers:

Also available in eBook (ISBN: 9780992530129) through the following booksellers: