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
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
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
8. Casualty of War. I saw this many times. I speculated through dialogue and imagined a plausible situation. How would it transpire? What would the outcome be? What are the other perspectives? There are so many casualties in war. Perhaps the most damaged veterans are the one’s that didn’t even know they were in the … More 8. Casualties of War
(From my recollection this is fairly accurate. I may have blended some events over those initial days into the one day. I was tired, it was a long trip, a little nervous. Oh hell! A lot nervous. And these first moments were surreal. There are some colleagues you remember forever just for the little things.) 3. Dust … More 3. Dust On My Boots.
Forward: This story may have some incorrect timelines and I replaced some people and/or merged personalities into single characters. The incident itself is factual. It happened. Dialogue obviously created from intent. Some people may not want to be linked whatsoever to these events. I respect that and your privacy. So you may recognize a situation, … More 2. Summer in Salavat