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The Other Reasons (Part One)

The Other Reasons (Part One)

This is the first post in an indefinite series originally posted on The Talk-On. Everyone knows that 9/11 was the horrible mechanism that initiated...
American Pastime

American Pastime

It was midway through the deployment, probably sometime in November. The weather was changing quickly, and it was that perfect fall evening where b...
Purple Heart Affairs: Symbolizing a Hero

Purple Heart Affairs: Symbolizing a Hero

I have been hurt and I have been healed. Each are a transformation from the known to unknown. I have heard the quiet echoes of my thoughts deep wit...
Recon Rings: Strong, Kinetic & Connected

Recon Rings: Strong, Kinetic & Connected

I’ve been in the car for the better part of a day and I hoped to arrive with some daylight left but it’s after 5:00 PM mid-November and the sun is ...