Excerpt – The Fireman-Book One

  As I work on both a new Fireman short story and The Fireman-Book Two, I thought I would begin sharing pieces of my other works for those who have not read them.  This, the first excerpt, is chapter #1 of The Fireman-Book One.  Here is a brief history of this thriller series – The…

T&E: Aimline Pistol Sights

The most enjoyable aspect of being an independent writer is that I get to write about the things that matter to me. I can muse about current events, drone on about political mischief, or relay stories of my time in uniform. I also get to write about guns. I love guns. I sometimes think they…

The end of an era

Saturday, January 25th, 2014, was the end of an era for yours truly. It was my last official duty day as a member of the United States Armed Forces. As someone whose military career, although on again, off again, back on again, has spanned the last 28 years, I can tell you it was not…

Private Wounds: The Legacy of PTSD

During my radio interview with Eric Farris on his talk show that aired Sunday, November 17th, I revealed my own experience with PTSD. This revelation may not have surprised some, but many have privately messaged to express their concern and offer their appreciation of my openness about the subject. This openness is a new trait…