My Husband, the Persian Gulf Veteran

My husband is older than me by nine years and five months. When I was in sixth grade, he was a specialist driving a HEMTT for the United States Army during the Persian Gulf War. In 1990, Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion and occupation of Kuwait. Hussein refused to withdraw in defiance of the UnitedContinue reading “My Husband, the Persian Gulf Veteran”

State of Affairs

[Preface: I am a patriotic woman; the proud wife of an ARMY veteran.] There are actual rules to safeguard against unfair warfare. Read that again: There are actual rules to safeguard against unfair warfare. I’m sorry. Color me fucking stupid, but what’s the point of these rules? There are weapons that are illegal in warfare. Weapons suchContinue reading “State of Affairs”

War Machine: Fightstar

Are you a war machine? “Some of us will die alone. Some of us will never reach the end of the road. It isn’t enough. Some of us will never know the meaning of trust. Some of us will feed off all the people who give. It’s never enough. Are we a race of animalsContinue reading “War Machine: Fightstar”