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Full Steam Ahead I Will Fear no Evil By Christina Whaley, United States Army Family Member

55 Gold Fish

Amber Taylor served in the United States Marine Corps from 2012-2016 where she worked as Field Radio Operator. She is a nursing student from Wampum, Pennsylvania and currently resides in the Wilmington area with her two kids, Gabriel (5) and Evelyn (2). As a college student, I am very accustomed to writing research papers surrounded  Read More


Laura Montagano served as a Petty Officer, Second Class, Electronics Technician and specialist in surveillance radar and precision approach radar gear, Laura served from 1985 to 1993 in the United States Navy. This aviation-centered field led to assignments on many airfields and occasionally on tender or service ships. Laura loved everything about the field of  Read More

The Stress of Competition

Simeon Dunker spent 10 ½ years in the US Army as a Military Policeman. He has spent over 10 years working and training Police K9s and Handlers. He has completed two tours in Iraq and was medically retired in 2014. After years of training and handling working dogs with various departments and agencies all over  Read More

The Arctic Adventure

By Joy Smoots At the altar nearly forty-three years ago, a new life much different from the life I had known was about to begin.  As we walked back down the church aisle, my husband in his “dress whites” smiled and asked, “Are you ready for the adventure?”  Little did I know what lay ahead  Read More

Twelve Hours for a Lifetime

By Benjamin Rednour, United States Army, United States Marine Corps It is 2:30am or 0230 for us. The context seems different although it is the same. We are heading into the most significant event of our lives in a beast of a helicopter known as the Sea Stallion. My Marine brethren and I are heading  Read More

The Harsh Reality

By Keylle Locklear, United States Air Force I wanted to be important. I wanted to find my purpose, help people, see the world. I wanted to leave the small town I grew up in and do something extraordinary. I sat down in the recruiter’s office and began the process of joining the United States Air  Read More


By Bridget Floyd Ron Hemenway, or the Sergeant Major as we like to call him, is a dedicated and caring father. He is a devoted husband to my mother with 40 plus years of marriage. He served four times in Iraq post 9/11 as a civil servant even after he had retired from the National  Read More

Charlotte’s Pen

By Sarah Flores, United States Marine Corps My earliest memory of writing was around the fifth grade when I was supposed to write a fictional short story. I don’t remember writing as much as I remember sitting down with my mother crying from the painfully constipated block of words. Like any mother, she coached me  Read More

She Called

Lawrence Dean aka “Life”, United States Marine Corp and She called… Blacks, Whites…wait. African American or Caucasian, I’m Asian, excuse me. I’m Vietnamese, Philippine, Korean, or Jamaican. I’m Haitian, Hispanic Y’all, please be patient. I’m Mexican, Puerto Rican, Venezuelan, Cuban, Dominican, Panamanian, Democrat I beg your pardon, you see I partied with the late, great  Read More
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