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Fear cloaked in Courage

Anyone in the military who has served in war has probably been scared at one time or the other, but has the courage to still get sh.t done. It is the training, your fellow soldiers and thoughts of family that give you the courage to fight. “War is ...

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials I was extremely fortunate to have collaborated with Dr. Jonathan Shay on a program called Restoring Community in the Workplace; which aimed to help our veterans find gainful employment as they transit ...

KIA and WIA Results of the Iraq War

Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and combat against insurgents took a toll on the men and women who served in the military during the war in Iraq. As of June 29, 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Defense there were 4,424 total deaths (inclu ...

Spec Ops Hyperlayer for Outdoor Adventures

In the military and in particular Special Operations the North Face Hyperlayer shirts were preferred “downrange” during deployments.Ever been deployed or on a trip in civilian clothes and you are just hot? I mean like really hot and sweat ...

Two Lives

Two Lives is a well-written biography by Vikram Seth, of his uncle Shanti, a soldier who experiences a combination of love and war. Shanti was born in India, ventures to Germany to study dentistry, where his life crosses with a young, beautiful Jewis ...

A comical look at Kim Jong-Un

This is my first published comic book! I drew it while on active duty deployed to South Korea. I was there and witnessed first-hand the craziness of the new North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. It was and is a serious situation, but also worthy of humo ...

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