Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Veteran Poetry: Elusive Enemy

Elusive Enemy Never the soldier with the flag draped over my heart, I looked for the enemy diligently in every bloody cavity. I peered into bullet holes of eleven year old Taliban fighters, Down the dissected gash of a known … Continue reading

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In Honor of Veterans Day: One Week of Veterans Poetry

Saturday, November 11 Americans celebrate as Veterans Day although the roots are in Armistice Day, but that is another story… Poetry is a song of the soul, what better way to see into the veteran experience. Walt Whitman will kick … Continue reading

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Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting for Word on Their Relatives at the 452nd CSH, Afghanistan

At the 452nd CSH in Afghanistan, civilian casualties would be brought by medivac helicopter, car, donkey and sometimes dragged in on blankets by relatives. Relatives who made it to the hospital and could pass security and Civil Affairs checks were … Continue reading

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