Veterans Skydiving

Why I Skydive   Since leaving the service I found myself lost, alone with nothing to do. Trying to calm my mind was next to impossible. For me, I wanted a ‘physical-action’ that would allow me to let go of some things that have been rambling around in my...
What Is War Like?

What Is War Like?

“Must You Carry The Bloody Horror Of Combat Forever?”  -Homer, The Odyssey   I’m often asked this question: “What’s war like”? One would think it’s a question that should have an answer, especially from a person who had...
What Memorial Day Means To Me

What Memorial Day Means To Me

With only a few days left of my deployment on October 22nd, 2006, my patrol was ambushed, killing Maj. David Taylor and caused me to loose my left-leg above the knee. I should not be alive today writing this had it not been for the sacrifice that was made by Maj....