Yes! This weekend. In Edmonton. I am excited to see old friends and anxious about my official book release. I’ll be in the North Hangar Friday all afternoon to say hi and see old faces. I look forward to seeing the past, present and future geese. In addition, I have found that ‘Shakedown’ is in … More 408 Squadron 75th Anniversary
TopGunMilitary – Our rotation! Awesome I was perusing some old videos from our time. I found several that were pretty cool. I’ll post a few as the days go on. I like this because it was our rotation. And I am the handsome one. ;p Enjoy.
It’s been awhile since I posted a blog. I have been running the gauntlet of publishing, marketing and answering questions. My dear Florence told me that writing the book was only half the work — the marketing aspect would be very busy; she was right. First, thanks for your support. I hope you continue to … More Thanks – Excerpt Fog of Battle – Sales Update
Well this has been a 5-year road. A journey of self reflection, memory and empathy. Yes empathy. I suppose my mission was to try to let people know not only what it was like, but more about all the thoughts and experiences we went through. As a first time novelist, it was difficult. It definitely … More Go for Shakedown – for Sale
OP DEVIL STRIKE The planning and briefings were all complete. We were well rested and prepared for the mission. All contingencies considered and coordination complete. Throttles were winding up and the sound of the griffon’s rotors was stirring the air on the dark KAF ramp…. “Prof, you good to go?” I radioed. “26 is … More 15B. OP DEVIL STRIKE…the pick up
Blog 12E. Senjeray PID RPG…the busy day continues (Still Irish’s mission) ……“Shakedown this is the FOB (Forward Operating Base Senjeray), wait out.” “Contact FAM (Fighting Aged male) with one times RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenade) and AK47 (assault rifle).” Prof called excitedly over the radio. His helicopter closed in from the higher orbit onto the potentially … More 12E. Senjeray continued…
….“Zorg, we gotta carry on with our task, we’ll talk later!” I was concerned due to his tone. “Too many people dying for stupid reasons here.” He stated quietly. continued…. “Shakedown 25, this is SLAYER TOC, I copy your report and it has been passed up.” His tone was the same. To him, it … More 12 BC….continues
MY FIRST FLIGHT. “BLOWTORCH 60 flight is clear to the north,” the radio cracked advising KAF tower that the section of two griffons and one chinook was proceeding outside of the control zone. As part of my introductory flight, a Chinook was deployed to move some passengers. So my first flight in theatre was actually a … More 5. First Flight