Navy stories, books, poems, and more

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<p> A short humorous story about my decision to join the Royal Navy at the age of sixteen. </p> Read More

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<p> A short story with a humorous ending about how rudeness and pomposity can exacerbate a simple mistake. </p> Read More

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<p> A short humorous story about joining my first ship in the Royal Navy. </p> Read More

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The year is 314, of humanity's second era. As a war brews between the humans and a powerful empire ruled by slug-like aliens with command over much of the known universe's trade and information, a squad in the imperial navy is sent on a simple looking mission. The crew, consisting&#8230; Read More
A short poem that is part of a series of "color poems" that i created in my free time. Hope you enjoy! Read More

Tags: military, navy

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A poor boy living in California, in the 1950's, and the situation surrounding those days. 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
With his own memoirs Captain Kenner takes us on an adventure spanning two world wars and a few scrapes in between Read More

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A young officer in the Navy of Napoleonic France leads an exploration into the unexplored centre of Australia. They embark on an adventure that will take them outside of the boundaries of time and space. Giant man eating creatures, lost civilizations, magic, time travel, fabulous treasure and mortal danger are&#8230; Read More
Some people say I am mean, well I have news for you, its not me that's mean, its, well read on. Read More

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Earnest Seeker is bored teaching in a small-town high school in the US Midwest after living overseas. To get back into the wider world, he resorts to the rather radical act of joining the Navy. He quickly realizes that he is way too educated and knowledgeable for his rank as&#8230; Read More
On liberty in Guantanamo Bay Cuba I decide to take a stand for decency and I really should have thought that over! Read More

Tags: navy, uss, talbot, gitmo

Trying to warn shipmates of a scam was a great idea but one sailor would have been better off not hearing the warning! Read More
What the Persian Gulf was like before Desert Storm. Intense situations were everyday occurrences. Read More

Tags: navy, gulf, persian, uss, talbot

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When a person falls overboard from a US Warship it's serious business. When the Captain of the vessel falls overboard it's serious scandal! Read More

Tags: john, navy, paul, jones, uss

While serving on a the USS Morrison of the coast of Central America searching for drug smugglers the crew takes part in a very large cocaine bust. Read More

Tags: navy, drug, busts

Serving aboard the Royal Canadian Navy ship Iroquois, the following is a true account of my experiencing a hurricane out on the North Atlantic while rescuing 11 South Koreans from a listed freighter. Read More
Just another etching was written by Steven Howe in July 2014 ready for his new book which is currently in the process of being made to be sold to raise funds for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund. Read More
this is for all you readers who want a sequel of the Apocalypse and for ### Read More
A tie-in to Pestilynn, following the events of the Machrios event. Readers of A Brothers' Promise may wish to read Pestilynn as well, as both are being made at the same time. Anna, with her powers kept secret by the US government, now lives with Rick's younger brother, Andrew, in&#8230; Read More
This story is basically about taking down the Taliban Leader, Mohammad Omar. As the Navy Seals go in for him, he has self-west attached on him. One Muslim Navy Seal, Humza, convinces him to stop by realizing his own religion. This story is well written and extraordinary. Read More

Book / Memoir

February 07, 2014

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A chapter from "Shore Duty" about a sunny day spent walking over blood soaked ground near the village of My Lai, Vietnam. The event took place six weeks after Lt Calley and a year before the disaster became known. The day passed without firing a shot, but many ghosts were&#8230; Read More
This was something I wrote for school, my own way of telling of the terrible bombing that happened to one of the safest countries in the world, Japan. Read More
Nathan Morgan longs to live a life of adventure at sea, but the loss of his values and the fury he maintains buried inside will lead him on a darker path. A short story in 3 parts. Read More

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Not everyone can be home for the holidays. This poem describes the situation that a close friend and many Active Servicemen face and feel during the holidays. DO NOT BASH THIS OR YOU WILL BE REPORTED Read More
An article regarding how we should go about repaying our veterans. 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&#8230; Read More

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Jack Colburn is spending his 40th birthday on Isla de Oro an island off the coast of Baja California. It's all paradise until Los Fantasmas the most powerful cartel of all of Mexico shows up to disturb the peace. Jack has one option...Escape Read More

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Sasha Bin Sheikh has a lot of history written on her records. She is the amongst the first group of women to join the Navy SEALS. She is also the first women to graduate the Navy Seals, one of the youngest females, and the first American woman to join the&#8230; Read More
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