Happy Veterans Day to all military veterans! While I separated from the military about four years ago, I still find myself singing military cadences. Last weekend, I sang “I’m a steam roller baby, I’m gonna roll all over you…” as steam rolled out of my little kettle. Also, I marched around the house with my […]
It is Veterans Day here in the United States. To all military veterans, thank you for your service! Your fight for freedom will not be in vain. I consider it a great honor to have served in the United States Army. Although I enlisted to serve because of the benefits, my purpose changed once I was […]
I believe the willingness of soldiers to lay down their lives for one another and their nation is due to military indoctrination (transformation of civilians to military members) and the bond formed over time. The truth is that one cannot continue to think and live like a civilian when one decides to join the military.
I will be honest that I did not join the military hoping to go to war. I am thankful I did not have to. Some of my “battle buddies” wanted to deploy and retire. I just wanted to serve and leave. While I left the military with physical injuries, others left with both physical and […]