Ian joins Nick "Buddha" Nelson, left, and Shane "Pineapple" Doiel in jumping on a girls car, trying to keep her from leaving a gathering at a friends apartment in Lakewood, CO.
Ian survived the sweaty gantlet of basic training, but he faced a steep learning curve when it came to everyday Army life. Assigned to Fort Carson, just an hour's drive from his teenage stomping grounds in Colorado, he found himself pulled in two directions. The Army sought to prepare him for the rigors of deployment in Iraq. But on the home front, his weekend visits with friends reminded him of the carefree life he'd left behind. The two worlds seemed destined to collide - with potentially disastrous consequences to the career Fisher hoped would redefine him as a soldier and an adult.