Veteran stories, books, poems, and more

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I would never wish upon my fellow Americans the distinction of becoming a Veteran of this new war in our own land. For the heart, the mind, the soul of a Veteran never heals and never seals the wounds of war -- any war, anywhere, even here in America. Read More
August 25, 2018 -- As a Veteran and as an American, I saluted Senator John McCain on that date. A great American patriot had lost his last fight. It is not often that we get to say that we shared a time in America’s history with a great American patriot.… Read More
I am a Vietnam Veteran. And as such, I was a participant and not simply an observer from afar. I was there in the hot humid days and in the endless lonely nights. I saw the despondency in the eyes of my fellow soldiers, and I heard the despair and… Read More
A poem about a blind veteran "feeling" the sunset Read More
A brief insight of the fear of becoming lonely. Read More

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The Veterans House

Tags: vietnam, veteran, usmc

A journalist pays a visit to a veteran who's a great story about his life, at least that was what he was told by his boss. This veteran faces a series of dramatic entrance of trouble after one decision, that changed his life. Read More
Dedicated to all my fellow American Veterans. Read More
This book is so interesting, it a story about a boy and hus friend who join the army in 1736, in other to fight the colonial maters, and alien forces, the book all narrate what military personnel are passing through in the war front,.it explain also about bad governance this… Read More
I'm not a fan of love stories, but this is the greatest love story ever told. Why is it the greatest, you ask? Because its true! Read More
A short notation of an emotional struggle that former, if not current, military service members go through as they become adjusted to civilian life, given that they return to their homeland(s), with their families and friends. Read More
Dedicated to the 22 veterans who take their lives each day and all those who struggle with thoughts of doing the same. Read More
A short report on my last days looking after a senior veteran who eventually became more than just a patient. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

To the fallen. A reflection while running past the cemetery on a snowy evening and seeing the military section. Read More
Welcome back to the Streets of Lechugaville and the heroic tales of the men and women of Lechugaville P.D. Introducing Peaches a La Mode, wounded and disabled USMC combat veteran and retiree, letting his inner woman out in the Streets of Lechugaville doing what he does best and enjoys most—pleasuring… Read More
The sad story of a war veteran who battles with survival of a different kind. Read More
My ASVAB scores from December 22, 1994. I joined the Army's early entry program and took the Oath of Enlistment on June 28, 1995. I wanted to share my scores and would love to know more about them. Read More
Some people say I am mean, well I have news for you, it's not me that's mean, its, well... Read More
A brief discussion about the facts concerning banning High Capacity Magazines and Assault look alike weapons and the results of doing so. Read More
I made this Memrior by thinking what they would be like in World War ll.I will be making moor of these if you want me to! Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Bernard is eighty nine years old and wishes he could be in Normandy for the D-Day commemorations. Based on a true story. Read More

Tags: war, hero, d-day, veteran

Forever in our heart, we treasure: A Veteran, a Soldier, a Hero! Read More

Tags: hero, service, veteran

A true story about when I visited my grandparent. Read More
Roger Bowers, a retired Korean War veteran begins to see a dark figure lurking outside his house during a thunder storm. Has he lost his mind? or has Death finally found for him. Read More
This poem is true and accurate. It portrays my first day in the Vietnam war in 1967. Read More

Book / War and Military

August 31, 2013

"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
A story of a homeless Vietnam veteran and a prostitute who find redemption in each other. Read More

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