Iraq stories, books, poems, and more

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A personal memoir of my experiences leading up to and during Operatioin Iraqi Freedom 1. I Will be writing four more chapters which go into the first year of my platoon's deployment during the invasion of Iraq. Read More

Book / Memoir

August 19, 2017

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A Veteran's Battle was inspired by the breathtaking true story of one Iraqi War veteran who returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A man who went from working two jobs to being sent overseas. The events that took place will truly hit home,… Read More

Reads: 50

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I will rise and lead. I will use my positivism as a weapon and let my hope become my shield against all the negative words of people, all that which tries to push me to the void, and all the cold winds coming to extinguish my spark. I will get… Read More
This is the second part of a seven part addition to the Rose Houston saga. In this story, Sergeant First Class Rose Houston and her MP platoon meet Defense Department contractor William Travis Austin at the Military Passenger Terminal at the Baghdad International Airport. Things could have gone smoother. Read More
A short fiction story about the trials and tribulations of being a good combat soldier in the midst of devils, demons and unrecognized guardian angels, good luck and bad luck and immigrants in America. Read More

Reads: 200

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Another blast from the past. Breakfast at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and a much younger Prodigal Texan earning money for college in the service of the U.S.A. Read More
This is a reprint of an email home from the Sandbox at Chrismta, 2008. Please enjoy. Read More
Sergeant First Class Rock Hard of Cold Water, Kansas, is a United States Army Ranger. One of the best. Today, he is leading a six man team of Rangers on a reconnaissance of one of the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan, an area where Rangers, Recon Marines, and United States… Read More

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While he is being interrogated he is thinking of escape.It is now or never.... Read More
* This takes place in the same universe as the original Goliath short story. * During a routine recon mission, Navy Seal Team 6 goes missing. The C.I.A has several suspicions, and sends the private security contractor Blackwater to confirm their theories. Read More
Rose Houston, American Street Cop and mulatto great-great-great Granddaughter of Sam Houston, responds to America's clarion call to service in the sandbox. This is the short fictional story of her last patrol in Eastside Baghdad. Read More
Two brothers, alone after devastation, in the middle of the Iran-Iraq war. 1980. And they both need to survive. Read More
A brief essay on man and how we as a society have veered from the path our forefather's had planned for us when they laid out the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. I go into detail just how big our National debt is and the unspoken unfunded liabilities. I… Read More

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Jonathan never thought that he would meet Samantha the love of his dreams by this unexpected way this story goes through emotional situations and investigations, can Jonathan's scar be the reason that they fell for each other? how did he get this so special scar? please read, like and comment… Read More

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If you guys like this let me know and I'll turn it into a longer piece. I was going to write a couple of sequels to this anyway but if people really like the writing style I'll do something bigger with it. All for free of course :) www.crazydaymedia.com Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 16, 2014

Reads: 306

Comments: 3

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You all are aware of the seriousness of my writings. I have never made why go for this. May be one of the remarkably good word will be the caring feeling from the depths of heart for this kindle know-how that is called the story so far. You will understand… Read More
"Go forth, light-armed and heavy-armed, and strive with your wealth and your lives in the way of Allah! That is best for you if ye but knew." Nobel Qu'an (9:41) Read More
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Book / Fan Fiction

July 26, 2014

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Comments: 1

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Four friends from childhood grow up and succeed education with high impressive knowledge and then after graduating university, they decide to get a job and becoming involved of a #1 private company in NYC and realize what they could accomplish. Read More
The story of my first trip to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2014

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A rant in the form of a poem on patriotism (kinda) Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 1

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What are we put on this earth for if not to be there for one another.? Have a great day and bless someone in some little way today! Read More
A dark short (prequel to the novel The Struggle Trilogy, check it out if you enjoy this short) story about an insurgent in Iraq. Read More
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Poem / War and Military

October 03, 2013

Reads: 252

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

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OIF 2008-2009 Read More

Poem / Religion and Spirituality

September 15, 2013

Reads: 124

Shelves: 1

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Short Poem I wrote, my Islamic view Read More

Short Story / Humor

September 11, 2013

Reads: 221

Shelves: 1

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

Book / War and Military

August 31, 2013

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"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… Read More

Reads: 205

Comments: 1

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A few people in my life have told me that I need to write a book... so I'm taking a stab at it! Read More
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