d corlew films’ The Journey Home: A Soldier’s Story is set to make its national television premiere on Wednesday, Nov. 7 on GAC at 10p|9c.
The compelling documentary follows the lives of several U.S. Army and Marine veterans as they return home from the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan to find a new set of challenges awaiting them: rehabilitation from lasting physical and emotional injuries and re-integration into civilian life as they search for a new future. Watch a trailer for the program here.
Directed and produced by David Corlew, the veteran filmmaker enlisted writer/co-producer Tim Weeks and editor/director of photography Nathan Shuppert to help bring the patriotic documentary to life. Country music legend Charlie Daniels hosts and narrates the program, which includes exclusive interviews with friends and family of the returning veterans. The film also features also a special appearance by Major General Terry “Max” Haston, Adjutant General of the Tennessee National Guard.
“I am honored to team with GAC’s Sarah Trahern and Suzanne Gordon to tell the stories like these that need to be told,” says d corlew films’ David Corlew. “Through this process, we’re hoping to inspire our communities to reach out, and in some small way, to support the men and women who choose to serve and protect our nation.”
“For all the brave men and women who serve our country, the reality is that the battle is not over when they return home,” says GAC’s Suzanne Gordon. “GAC is pleased to feature these stories on our returning heroes.”
GAC air dates and times for “The Journey Home: A Soldier’s Story” (all times Eastern):
11/07/12 2 a.m., 10 p.m.
11/10/12 2:30 a.m., 10:30 p.m.
11/11/12 2:30 a.m., 5 p.m.
11/12/12 1:30 a.m., 4 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
11/13/12 Midnight, 9:30 a.m., 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m.