Dr. Heidi Kraft

Heidi Squier Kraft received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California - San Diego School of Medicine in 1996. She joined the Navy during her internship at Duke University Medical Center, serving as both a flight and clinical psychologist. Her active duty assignments included the Naval Safety Center, the Naval Health Research Center, and Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL. In 2004, she deployed to Iraq for seven months with a Marine Corps surgical company, serving as the Officer in Charge of the Combat Stress Platoon. Rule Number Two is a memoir of that experience. She left active duty in 2005 after nine years in the Navy, and now serves as the deputy coordinator for the US Navy Combat Stress Control program. She lives in San Diego with her husband Mike, a former Marine Corps Harrier pilot, and 7-year-old twins Brian and Megan.