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Fueled by Defiance

Fueled by Defiance

I knew the military wouldn’t be a cake walk. I was too clever to allow a recruiter to sit me down and tell me what job I wanted, so I...

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Fueled by Defiance

I knew the military wouldn’t be a cake walk. I was too clever to allow a recruiter to sit me down and tell me what job I wanted, so I...

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Deep sea divers leaving surface!

Do I go?

An old veteran told me the military’s only a fraction of your life. The same can be said for childhood. It’s a tiny fraction of your life and their lives....

Do I go?

An old veteran told me the military’s only a fraction of your life. The same can be said for childhood. It’s a tiny fraction of your life and their lives....

I got my DD-214 on Veterans Day.

I got my DD-214 on Veterans Day.

I don’t view my DD-214 as a ticket out because I didn’t really want to go.

I got my DD-214 on Veterans Day.

I don’t view my DD-214 as a ticket out because I didn’t really want to go.

Gyms, pools, levees and calculators

Gyms, pools, levees and calculators

I had three weeks until the next group “classed up”. I replaced the levee, gym, and pool with a calculator, pencil, and a friend who was willing to spend time...

Gyms, pools, levees and calculators

I had three weeks until the next group “classed up”. I replaced the levee, gym, and pool with a calculator, pencil, and a friend who was willing to spend time...

Ice cream Sandwiches and Really Sad Canadians

Ice cream Sandwiches and Really Sad Canadians

     I was in New Orleans not too long ago.  My best friend and I had just left a wedding and decided to stop into a nearby bar to...

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Ice cream Sandwiches and Really Sad Canadians

     I was in New Orleans not too long ago.  My best friend and I had just left a wedding and decided to stop into a nearby bar to...

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Screwdrivers, Bilges and Big Macs

Screwdrivers, Bilges and Big Macs

I had no safety line attached, no knife and n one else but an extremely overweight out of shape older man as a safety swimmer. But when your 10 years...

Screwdrivers, Bilges and Big Macs

I had no safety line attached, no knife and n one else but an extremely overweight out of shape older man as a safety swimmer. But when your 10 years...