Warrior Pups: True Stories of America's K9 Heroes

Category: Books

Here are inspiring stories of love and courage. The heroes in this book are not only the incredibly brave dogs and their handlers who together lead the way into battle, but also the volunteers - civilian and military - who raise the puppies until 7 months, the veterinary teams and the kennel support crew. All of them are fiercely dedicated to the sacred mission of protecting our troops in the struggle against terror. My photojournalist wife Leslie and I had a wonderful time researching and writing this book. We believe that you will enjoy it, too.

Christmas dinner

Category: Personal Experiences

On Christmas Day; Our 6th Year

Help was there

Category: Personal Experiences

How Post 711 helped when noplace else offered


Category: Poetry

Thought you might be interested. Women are veterans too and have the same, but different issues returning from deployment. I wrote this after I met a women who was deployed. She was 19. She and her battle buddy were walking patrol when he was shot in the head by a sniper. She took cover, couldn’t figure out where the shot came from. Reinforcements came. The Sgt told her to get back to base. She was in shock. She had blood and brain matter all over her from her battle buddy. She went to take a shower. She had to pull the matter from her hair, washing his blood from her body. She stood there a long time. She got out of the shower and dressed. She walked toward the tents and started to cry. The First Sgt told her to “suck it up.” She went to the dining hall and tried to eat something. She felt something in her hair and it was more brain matter. She is now a raging alcoholic. Carries a coffee cup with vodka in it. She’s attempted suicide 3 times but keeps getting caught. On one occasion, when her mom went to the store, she took a bottle of pills, but her mom forgot her keys and came back to the apartment and found her. I wrote this about her...and other women who have served.

The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of WWII

Category: Books

A first-hand account of WWII's final combat mission from 93-year-old Capt. Jerry Yellin

Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Opens New CBOC

Category: Personal Experiences

Reaching out to Veterans in rural areas.

1964 Hurricanes

Category: Personal Experiences

When the Hurricane Hunters Came To Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army's Elite, 1956–1990

Category: Books

Their enemy: The Armies of Soviet Forces Germany & the Warsaw Pact – over 1 million strong. Their mission: Buy NATO crucial time in the event of a Soviet attack against Europe. Their odds: Suicidal.

My Father's War: Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers

Category: Books

An excerpt featuring gunner George Pelletier and his life during WWII's Battle of the Bulge. From "My Father's War: Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers"

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

Category: Books

The most horrific struggle of the American Revolution occurred just 100 yards off New York, where more men died aboard a rotting prison ship than were lost to combat during the entirety of the war.