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elizabeth-eslami's picture
Jan.09.2014
What she says, instead of the name, is “over there.”  The name of the place she won’t say is Afghanistan, and the soldier serving is her cousin.  “Hope you get some turkey over there,” she told him at Thanksgiving via Facebook. Once she called it “far away,” but usually it’s “over there...
david-abrams's picture
Nov.29.2013
Just to keep things in perspective, every so often I like to re-visit the journal I kept during my deployment to Baghdad with the 3rd Infantry Division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The words I wrote in 2005 are sometimes silly, sometimes smart, and sometimes bullheaded--but they're...
suellen-ocean's picture
Feb.28.2013
A soldier who takes pay for his service from any who need him is considered a mercenary. Instead of a soldier going to war out of patriotism or loyalty to a country or crown, a mercenary does it for employment. In Colonial America, many mercenaries later took to pirating which is often the case...
john-peterson's picture
Aug.03.2012
I posted the following as a review of my Vietnam War book "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale" After re-publishing the revised paperback version with Createspace. Thought I would share with you my feelings!Well! After a lot of input from readers which ran very favorable in the majority, and after...
john-peterson's picture
Jun.18.2012
Now I am also very pleased to announce the release of a new paperback revised edition of my Vietnam War book "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale by Createspace at $17.50 it's availale on Amazon Books and others.Along with the new paperback "Archaeology 501/The Field Trip" for $5.50. I hope you will give...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jan.18.2012
Glory and honor and beating the hell out of the enemy are all part of the myth of war, but what about those who actually lived it? The Longest War  is an anthology of stories written by the people who lived war. Everyone should read it. There is no glory in war except for those who never see...
john-peterson's picture
May.25.2011
I have now completed a Military Service "ShadowBox" of my Service on the "Army Together We Served" site. If you are prior Army (any era or war) and are interested in being counted among us send me your name and e-mail adddress and I will refer you. If you should Want to see what...
cheryl-malandrinos's picture
May.25.2011
World War II was before my time, but in the many years I was in school I studied about the conflict. The History Channel allows my husband, who is fascinated with this time period, a chance to continue learning more. I've read several fictional titles set during or after WWII.  My most personal...
john-peterson's picture
Mar.11.2011
After several delays due to problems with formatting and images,the second edition of my Vietnam war story "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale" is now available for purchase and download in E-book version at Smashwords.com for those who shop there. This version is longer,with added material...
michael-anthony's picture
Mar.09.2011
Part two of an interview with author and public speaker Brian Tracy.  In this part of the interview Brian talks about communication, purpose, leadership, mlitary issues, and emotions.    http://masscasualties.com/2011/03/brian-tracy-interview-become-a-better-communicator-use-military-strategies-...