by Robert M. Wade


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781450751544
Publisher: HHPublishing
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

About the Author,

Robert M. Wade, Robert M. Wade was born December 28, 1950 on a rural farm in Mobile,
Alabama when cotton was still "King." He dropped out of high school at age sixteen and
received his GED from Gary Job Corps Center in San Marcos, Texas in 1968. In 1970, Wade
entered in the United States Army during the Vietnam War Era. During a distinguished
military career, Wade received numerous awards and decorations for dedication to duty and country. It was while on active duty Wade, took up poetry.

While stationed at Ft. Richardson, Alaska and at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, Wade received the opportunity to publish his work on a recurring basis. In 1988 his poem, "Black Soldiers of Honor" graced the 5th U.S. Army Poster used during Black History Month at Ft. Sam Houston honoring the service of African American soldiers throughout America's history. He also received accolades from General Colin Powell, the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzales, former First Lady, now Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and former First Lady Barbara Bush, to name a few.

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