Soldier’s Wife provides insight into the often-overlooked life of the women standing behind service men. Historically, military wives have made contributions and sacrifices that were critical to their husband’s success, and Lucy was no exception. As a patriotic American woman, her pivotal role was just as important as the soldiers who were actively serving in the United States armed forces.
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Witness the harrowing adventures of a young man of 17 as he stumbles his way through World War II. Beginning his military life in North Africa, March, 1943, his journey takes him across the deserts of Algeria, into France, and into the worst winter battle American troops had ever experienced; the Battle of the Bulge....
Everyone knows the old adage of military life, hours and hours of unadulterated boredom sandwiched between seconds of sheer terror. Not everyone knows of the more humorous side of military life as described in the nautical expression "Sea Stories". This collection details a humorous career seen through the eyes of an innocent officer.
Isn’t it difficult for a kid to feel good when a parent is away from home for a long time? Join Kelly and her classmate, Pooter, as they discover valuable ways to connect and stay in touch with an absentee parent. Jolly Time Books tell exciting stories with positive messages the whole family can enjoy.
Short Stories Not Forgotten is a collection of four short stories and flash fiction that explores the depths of space in a science fiction thriller, the heart in a teenage love affair, and the will to survive in the military. It is a book intended to entice and focus on life's mysteries and psychology.
When unexpected news arrived hours before his deployment, somehow he convinced her to give him a second chance. She doesn’t know why, but he believes that even with miles separating them, he can convince her that they haven’t lost their chance. She’s not sure if she believes him, but he’ll be back in six months. That isn’t too long to wait for her husband.
No one ever has a perfect family life.
As a licensed clinical social worker, Joanna begins working with Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and learns about the in-depth horrors of combat zone traumas and unforgettable memories. Working with these men and women, she is able to identify parallels in their interactions with their families and her family while growing up.
Flying free on military aircraft is a benefit used by retired military and active duty personnel. Places to catch a flight to your destination and how to sign up for the best chances are described in this book. Photos of the facilities at bases in both USA and foreign countries are described as well as some trip reports from people that have made the journey using "Space-A". Includes links.