Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War when an organization of Union Veterans established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers. From 1775 to present The United States of America has lost over 664,440 men and women in combat. When you add these […]
I would like to thank UPS, ACP, Hire Heroes USA and everyone in attendance at last nights military transition seminar. It was an honor to speak and answer questions on a topic that I am so passionate about and I look forward to continuing to be a voice for veteran reintegration issues. Notes from last night: Every […]
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Very honored with the continued success of the Kindle version of A Night in the Pech Valley. In less than a month we have topped the charts in US Afghan War History and remain in the top 100 in the History category. If you have read the book please take the time to leave a […]
Honored that what started in a journal five years ago is a #1 Best Seller, Kindle Store, US Afghan War History eBook.
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A Night in the Pech Valley is my account of an operation in the most dangerous terrain for U.S. forces anywhere in the world. The Pech Valley is surrounded by Taliban-filled mountains on the Pakistan border in the Kunar Province, where the mountain peaks push ten thousand feet. On the night of August 18, 2010 a platoon […]
What a veteran means to me: A few of the adjectives that stick out to me when I think about a veteran are: Unique Dependable Innovative Loyal And the more I think about what a veteran is the more apparent it is that all veterans are cut from the same cloth. What defines a veteran […]
Memorial Day Speech – 5/25/15 Good Morning Everybody. I would like to thank the members of the Smyrna Veterans Committee, the American Legion Post 160 and the Veterans Memorial Association of Smyrna for inviting me to speak at such an amazing event. It is a true honor to have this opportunity on Memorial Day. First, […]