Category Archives: Army


A year ago, almost to the day, I wrote about my brother (affectionately nicknamed “Butthead” by yours truly) leaving for Afghanistan.  He has eaten, slept, breathed, and lived the Army since high school, starting in the ROTC and transforming from … Continue reading

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A Soldier

Today my brother leaves for Afghanistan. He is a Major in the U.S. Army, and he has eaten, slept, and breathed the Army since ROTC in school. I remember crying when we dropped him off at the airport for Basic … Continue reading

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