Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 7

Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 7

by James Brubaker (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732039902
Publisher: Southeast Missouri State Univ Press
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Series: Proud to Be Series , #7
Edition description: None
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 639,062
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

James Brubaker is the director of Southeast Missouri State University Press. He is the author of the books Liner Notes, Pilot Season, and Black Magic Death Sphere: (Science) Fictions. His stories have appeared in venues including Zoetrope: All Story, The Normal School, Michigan Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, Hobart, and Booth, among others.

Table of Contents

Foreward Myrta Vida 11

Award-Winning Writing and Photography


Georgia on My Mind Lauren Stevens 18

Accidental American Shane Griffin 26

What it Means to Serve Bill Close 36


Kitchen Firefight Michael Eaton 79

The Ground Truth Randy Brown 80

Desert Rain Ryan Stovall 81


Patrolling the Arghandab Breanne M. Pye 101

Desert March Bill Glose 102

Reunited Billy Jenkins 103


Haven in the Jungle Nancy Brewka-Clark 112

Vietnam Vignettes: The Trauma and the Therapy Billie Holladay Skelley 114

Raymond's Journey Rod Martinez 123


Gurkha!! Cynthia Teramae 153

Half Moon Jessica Evans 161

Rose's Blink Ken McBride 165

Additional Writing and Photography


Black Hat Jocelyn Corbin 45

Vitenam Memoir Clayvon Ambrose Wesley 50

Getting On Charity Winters 61

The Night Before Billy Jenkins 63

The Moment I Lost My Mind Jay Harden 72


Dope Tired Jason Arment 82

Military Haiku Valerie Young 83

Magnetic Moment Steven Croft 84

Thank You For Your Service Andrew Gudgel 85

A Sunlit Poppy Morning Bruce Sydow 86

Korea, 1951-We Paid too Much Leonard Adreon 87

Hurry Up and Wait Carl "Papa" Palmer 88

Taps Rob Jacques 89

The Longest Day Jonathan Tennis 90

Birds of Prey Michelle Brandfass 91

Fatigue Monty Joynes 92

Recordings for Later Listening: Lost Rounds Ben White 93

Combat Landing Charity Winters 94

Loneseome Rising Jennifer Duff 95

Memorial Day Jeremy H. Warneke 96

The Shirt Curt Last 97


Night Land Nav 104

Weapons Qual A. Sean Taylor 105

Lethal Beauty Jay Harden 106

Rail's Miracle Breanne M. Pye 107

A Town Registers Veterans for Discounts Patricia Joynes 108

Coronado Bridge, San Diego Michele Davis 109


The Story Doesn't End Here Stacey Walker Lauren Ian Stochl 126

Kill or Be Killed Cheryl Ferguson Bernini 136

How I Survived the Bulge and Other Stories: An Oral Interview with Uncle Sam Jay Harden 141


Stitch Breanne M. Pye 169

I Wonder How She's Doing Cindy McDermott 178

I'm Alright Ruth Hunt 181

No Room for Soft Bill Gloss 183

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