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Kayla Williams: 'Love My Rifle More Than You'

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Cover of Kayla Williams' memoir <i>Love My Rifle More Than You</i>
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Cover of Kayla Williams' memoir <i>Love My Rifle More Than You</i>

Kayla Williams is a former U.S. Army soldier who served in the Middle East as an Arabic interpreter. She recounts her decision to enlist and her experiences during the Iraq war in a new memoir, Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army. Williams was a sergeant in a military intelligence company of the 101st Airborne Division.

(Original airdate: Aug. 25, 2005)

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