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Civilian To Army Soldier Basic Combat Training At Fort Leonard Wood

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

My transformation form civilian to Army soldier. A real and candid story of my many experiences in Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri from July 7, 1995 to August 31, 1995, Alpha Company 510.

Short Story | Updated Jul 19, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: A,An,The,But,I,Army,Basic,Training,Military,Fort,Leonard,Wood,Missouri,Soldier,Value,Sergeant,Drill,Private,Latrine,Fire

Flyaway: Chasing Mattkarov

By Synthetic Carpcup  (booksie.com)

Jace Connors, a man of many titles and professions, drives head-on into one of America's darkest cities in search of his long-time nemesis. However, he'll soon realize that what he finds during his search may be more than he can handle.

Novel | Updated Jul 16, 2014 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Suspense,Demon,Lord,Non-fiction,Supernatural,Natural,Oorah,Marines,Veterans,Heroes,Adventure,Sacrifice

jim_pack

"You're Both Coming With Me!"

By Jim Pack  (booksie.com)

A famous actress has two new house guests. Number 12 in the Henry Luellen series of short fiction.

Short Story | Updated Jul 9, 2014 | Reads: 95 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Vietnam,Hamburger,Hill,Va,Veterans,Silver,Star,Famous,Actress

The Dogs Of Iraq

By Jerseyboy1316  (booksie.com)

The story of my first trip to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Short Story | Updated May 17, 2014 | Reads: 135 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Military,Marines,Iraq,Veterans,War

michaels76

Me, Myself And I

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

This is a short summary of who I am and what I believe in so that those who read my short stories, essays or articles will know more about the man behind the words.

Short Story | Updated Dec 31, 2013 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Michael,Dale,Sipes,Jr.,Open,Minded,Freedom,United,States,Army,Service,Country,Duty,Oath,Faith,Learn,Death,Life,Ideas

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Thank You, Dear Soldiers

By Kitsuneluluorb00kw0rm43v3r  (booksie.com)

In honor of the war veterans and there families.

Poetry | Updated Nov 25, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: Poem,Poetry,War,Veterans,Death,Thanksgiving

The Man Who Could Not Laugh

By Matthew Bissonnette  (booksie.com)

A tale about a shop owner; his wife and a veteran of the first World War who can neither speak nor laugh at the shop owner's crude jokes.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2013 | Reads: 133 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Matthew,Bissonnette,The,Man,Who,Could,Not,Laugh,World,War,1,Military,Veterans,Sexist,Jokes,Past

Repaying Our Veterans

By Lewishhb  (booksie.com)

An article regarding how we should go about repaying our veterans.

Article | Updated Nov 20, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Military,Soldiers,Veterans,Thanksgiving,Articles,Army,Navy,Marines

melissa_firefox

F R E E D O M

By Melissa Firefox  (booksie.com)

Inspired by SoftDreamer7's lovely poem about our veterans. Please enjoy! God bless America!

Poetry | Updated Nov 6, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: America,Veteran's,Day,Love,Hate,War,Thankful,Grateful,Combat,Veteran,Veterans

softdreamer7

Heroes By Heart

By Softdreamer7  (booksie.com)

Since Veterans Day is coming up on Monday, I decided why not write some poems dedicated for those who have sacrificed their lives for America this week. Today's poem is about heroes. On Thursday, the poem's gonna be about the word RESPECT. On Saturday, it's a short story. :3 And on...

Poetry | Updated Nov 5, 2013 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 8 | Likes: 18
Tags: Veterans,Day,Heroes,Sacrifices,Fight,Courage,Fearless,Brave,Bold,Respect

juli_monat

The Listener!

By Juli Monat  (booksie.com)

One listener, 3 soldiers, lost and confused about what is real, and what not.

Short Story | Updated Sep 11, 2013 | Reads: 71 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Listener,Veterans,War,Iraq,Vietnam,Macho,Dragon,Skin,Desert,Camel,Guerillas,Booby,Traps,Sgt,Green,Flat,Jacket,Funny

jeff83

Kiowa

By Jeff83  (booksie.com)

"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog. When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in a...

Novel | Updated Aug 31, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dogs,Dog,War,Military,Action,Marines,Marine,Veteran,Veterans,Navy,Seals,Seal,Afghanistan,Iraq,Ptsd

hbmike

How I Met My Real Life Hero

By Hbmike  (booksie.com)

A story of meeting a real life hero.

Short Story | Updated Jul 17, 2013 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: War,Veterans,Vietnam,Hero,Civil,Gettysburg

Shot From The Past

By Pattheripper  (booksie.com)

A tribute to my grandfather, a fellow Marine. Iwo survivor and responsible for much of my writing inspiration.

Poetry | Updated Dec 3, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Semper,Fidelis,Marine,Veterans,Life,Regrets

When I Look At Our Flag

By Kiyamichelle  (booksie.com)

My teacher assigned a last minute project for me - She wants me to write a paragraph about how I feel when I look at the American flag for a Veteran's Day assembly. This is what I came up with, so I thought I'd put it on here.

Article | Updated Nov 1, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Patriotic,American,Flag,Feelings,Assignment,School,Stars,Stripes,Country,Usa,Veterans,Day

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