Don’t skip medical while in the military

This is my second video on the subject.  I had to re-shoot the video because the original was deemed restricted content if you tried to watch it on facebook.  You would have to take a couple of extra steps to watch the video.  I re-shot the video with a different background, and it appears to … Continue reading Don’t skip medical while in the military

Go to medical if you’re active duty or drilling for VA claims later in life

This is for active duty and or drilling members of the military. Go to medical before you get out for VA claims later in life. I powered through several injuries in the military and walked them off. Later on in life, I couldn’t put in claims for them because there were no military medical records. … Continue reading Go to medical if you’re active duty or drilling for VA claims later in life

Media Kit for My Book of Poetry: Select Poems by an Iraq War Veteran

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2002 Article from the Marines

I'll past the article here, but also provide the hyperlink http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/News/tabid/1099/Article/511882/radio-operator-passes-torch-marine-returns-to-cax-with-fathers-wisdom.aspx   Radio operator passes torch, Marine returns to CAX with father's wisdom By Lance Cpl. G. Lane Miley | | July 25, 2002 TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- "People often think of Chesty Puller or Smedley Butler as the model Marine, but I look up … Continue reading 2002 Article from the Marines

2002 Marine Corps article I’m in

I'm copying and pasting, but I'm also providing the hyperlink http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/News/tabid/1099/Article/511880/magtf-2-lands-adds-heat-to-desert-floor.aspx   MAGTF-2 lands; adds heat to desert floor By Lance Cpl. G. Lane Miley | | July 24, 2002 TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- The latest Combined Arms Exercise warriors have arrived. More than 2,000 Carolina-based Marines and sailors are currently at Camp Wilson here. … Continue reading 2002 Marine Corps article I’m in

Before and after Operation Iraqi Freedom, OIF, Invasion of Iraq 2003

This blog is a reflection on something that was a huge impact on my life.  I could say that it defined me, and shaped me into the person that I am today.  I won't go into the full details of the actual invasion itself.  That will be told through my 3rd novel, Run The Table:  Operation … Continue reading Before and after Operation Iraqi Freedom, OIF, Invasion of Iraq 2003

What it’s like behind the writing scenes

First of all, the featured image is me, back in 2001 or 2002.  I was 18 or 19 years old, and in the Marine Corps.  I was literally reading a paperback novel in the middle of the California Desert.  It didn't matter where I was at while I was in.  I'd often get lost in … Continue reading What it’s like behind the writing scenes