My Death Defying Life as a Soldier

by Dr. R. Douglas Iliff

Prose


Daddy's Hand

by Dan Yates

Poem


Remote Control

by Lynn Norton

Poem


Going South

by William Greenhut

Prose


Viet Lament

by Paul Nyerick

Prose


Control

by Trina Mioner

Prose


Casualties

By Daniel Allen, Air Force

Writing Type: Poem

By Daniel Allen
--Port Richey, FL

For war has no "true' winners, 
Only the brave survivors.
Victory can be bittersweet,
As civilians also lay in defeat.

Pain is felt when we see the wounded and dead,
For the hurt at each home is also ahead.
Many are touched with each shattered life;
We give our support in times of strife.

Many have laid down their lives for others, 
Ensuring our freedom and that of our brothers. 
Arlington Cemetery is full of these sacrifices, 
But service of our country usually surfaces.

We came together from around the world, 
Offering our skills as our flag was unfurled.
Our lives at home may have been put on hold, 
But we came to heal the wounds of our bold.

We always prepare for the very worst, 
To be at our best for combat's first.
For freedom and justice are not cheap, 
But thank God the numbers weren't steep.  

My Death Defying Life as a Soldier

by Dr. R. Douglas Iliff

Prose


Years Gone

by Penny Deere

Poem


Light the Way

by Michelle Pond

Photograph


Memories of a Battlefield Nurse

by Louise Eisenbrandt

Poem


Drifting Wood

by William Snead

Poem


Why We Stand

by kimberly green

Poem