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25 Most Recent Military Short Stories

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'I'm a Person, Not A Number!': My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An ex-Marine shares her story...
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'Once A Marine, Always A Marine ...' (Part One) (For Georg Mateos) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man is proud to have served in the USMC, but flashbacks (and a bum knee) threaten his sanity. Image of eagle statue (C) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
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'Please Don't Die!': My Story (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Kent's best friend is fighting for his life at an Army hospital in Bagdhad, Iraq; all his friend can do is wait and pray for a miracle for him...
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'Please Don't Die!': My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A soldier is worried about his best friend, who has been hit by sniper fire, and he is worried about his own safety as well. Image of Chinook helicopter (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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'We Gotta Get Out Of This Place!' by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A soldier fighting the infidels in Iraq suddenly realizes the danger she is facing and she fears for her very life...
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'We Gotta Get Out Of This Place. ...' (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A medic serving in Afghanistan is traumatized by what she has seen or witnessed. This is her story...
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'You March To Heaven's Orders Now ...' by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky's father passed away late last night; she is understandably upset...
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10 questions from my readers by Timothy Kendrick
Feeling compelled to answer some questions that have come my way. ..
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A Few Good Men (And Women). ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman decides to join the Marines after graduating high school. This is her story. Image of American flag (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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A General's Christmas Carol by Larry Deibert
General Edgar Stone is confronted by the ghosts of his past..
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A Glimpse by Michael Harris
A small "Flashback" to my time before my combat experiences...
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A Private Battle. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Marine tries his best to hide his scars, especially when out in public. Image of American flag (C) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
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A Private Battle. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Veteran injured in a bomb blast in Iraq continues his story. He is understandably angry and upset. Image of American flag (c) 2008, by Karla Dorman...
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A Soldier's Homecoming: Part Two--Maria's Story (WARNING! Coarse Language) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman injured in Iraq continues her long and painful recovery from injuries sustained when a bomb went off under the Humvee that she (and two others) were in. Maria was left blind in one eye, and she lost both legs and a hand. Her friends who were with her at the time were both killed. Maria now s..
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A Soldiers letter home....A mother's letter to her soldier boy by hazeleyed angel
a letter to and from a soldier and his mom, a story of acceptance, loyalty, depression and the outcome of some of our military's hero's...
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Abbagale Winslow: A Soldier's Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman who lost her legs in a roadside bomb shares her story. She is a second cousin to Tottie Brighton (nee' Witherspoon). Image of American flag (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Abbagale Winslow: Her Story, Part Two. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Long-term hospital patient (and Veteran), Abbagale Winslow, is going home from the hospital tomorrow (only she doesn't know it). Image of clouds (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Abbagale Winslow: Her Story. (Part Four) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Abbagale Winslow is in the hospital again, this time with pneumonia...
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Abbagale Winslow: Her Story. (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Abbagale Winslow is home at long last...
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All Was Not Right. ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman serving in Iraq feels as if she is being watched. Image of eye (c) 2011, by Karen Vidra...
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Allie Nichole's Story (Part One) Warning: Coarse Language by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young woman struggles with her injuries that have left her a double amputee due to a bomb blast in Iraq. She is now stateside, continuing her therapy and recovery efforts. As you can imagine, she is bitter about what has happened to her...
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Allie Nichole's Story (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Allie Nichole Soileau continues to recover from the devastating injuries that have changed her life forever. She is tired and frustrated of hospital life; she is more than ready to return home to her beloved Louisiana...
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Allie Nichole's Story (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Allie Nichole Soileau is having a hard time of it. Complications have set in, thus, hampering her recovery from her injuries; more time to be spent in the hospital, much to her dismay. She records her feelings in her second journal entry...
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Always A Hero.: Special Needs Parenting 101. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother writes about her son, who is about to go into the Marines. He has asthma, but is otherwise healthy. Image (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Fallen by Melissa Summers
This is just something i wrote. I was driving home, listening to the radio and listening to the presenter talk about protestors at the funerals of fallen soldiers. It hit me so hard that i found myself crying on the side of the road. This i wrote, because i felt it in my chest and needed to get it o..
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FICTION* God Bless You, Sir!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Marine who is currently in the reserves writes about people's reaction towards him, especially since coming home from Afghanistan. (He was in the Marines for nearly a year; he went in shortly after America had been attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001.)..
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Flip Side by LK Hunsaker
flash fiction..
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An Air Force basic recruit is a...WEREWOLF?!!! by Joe tofuri@swbell.net
The following is a chapter from "TUFFY'S HEROES-Revised Edition". If you enjoy hard-core Drill Instructor training situations or just appreciate an enormous amount of pure military humor, then this is a MUST read for you! Order TUFFY'S HEROES-Revised Edition through the link provided below. For..
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An excerpt from The Nemesis File by Paul Bruce
The first "job: in Belfast..
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An Update: Allie Nichole Soileau, June 2010. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An update on an Iraqi war Veteran who is getting her life back after spending nearly a year and a half in the hospital, recovering from injuries incurred in a bomb blast in Fallujah, Iraq. Image of American flag (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman (USAF Veteran). ..
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An Update: Abbagale Winslow, May 2014. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Abbagale Winslow, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) Veteran, updates her story. Image of American flag (c) 2012 by Karla Dorman...
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An Update: Abbigale Winslow, July 4, 2011. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A wounded soldier injured in Iraq is grateful to be living in the United States of America, especially today, as she and millions of Americans celebrate Independence Day. Image of American flag (c) 2008, by Karla Dorman...
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An Update: Allie Nichole Soileau, February 2012. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Iraq Veteran Allie Nichole Soileau of Nashville, Tennessee, updates us on her life...
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Angels Watching Over Her. (Psalms 91:11) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
" ...For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways." (Psalm 91:11) A mother worries about her daughter, who is in the military. She prays daily for her safe-keeping. Image of American flag (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Army Cadence by Casey Harmon
Did this one freestyle one morning. Never could get it out of my head!..
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Because They Hate. ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Veteran tries to make sense of the continued killings in Iraq, reopening old wounds that he'd rather not remember. Image of nighttime lightning (c) September 11, 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Breakout From the Hedgerows: A Lesson in Ingenuity by Walter Zapotoczny Jr.
The Allies survived the initial landings in France. However, beyond the invasion beaches were ancient, knotted hedgerows, called bocage, that were ten to fifteen feet high and impossible to cut through...
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By God's Hand: Kathleen's Story Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I am writing my story because there are so many more who can't. ..
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View Photo of Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Read excerpt from Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Can't Get Enough Of Your Love" by Bradley Fralick
Write or paste your short story in this space.....
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Captain Courageous: My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man recovering from burns incurred in battle shares his story...
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Change. (Introduction, or Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young woman who served in the Army copes with losing her leg in the war against terror...
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Chanute Field VS Nirvana by Henry Lefevre
Once in a while, the world seems to be a bowl full of cherries...
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Charlie's Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A wounded Veteran of the Marine Corps shares his story. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
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Charlie's Story. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"I'm always going to the VA hospital in Lafayette, to see if they can help me, but all I done get is the runaround! Very frustrating!" Charlie Fontenot of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, updates us on what has been going on in his life. He is a wounded Veteran of the current war in Iraq. ..
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Compassion by Flying Fox Ted L Glines
We note that the media pushes every button possible not only to cover the conflict, but to cause excalation of conflict. Here is a snippet from the other side of the war; the side the media does NOT bring to us .....
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DADDY ... ADDENDUM by Tom Hyland
A brief but true addition. ..
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DADDY, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE MILITARY? by Tom Hyland
The title is a paraphrase of a movie from 1966 ... "Daddy What Did You Do In The War?" It was a comedy directed by Blake Edwards, the famous director of all "The Pink Panther" films. ..
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Dear Louie: It Was A Pleasure To Meet You. (Gwendolynn Robicheaux Writing) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky hears from a veteran of the Marines that she met during the recent Cajun festival held two weekends ago. This was a joint effort, Karla helped me with the sentence structure. My story, her revisions. How'd we do?? :)..
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Dear Louisiana: A Letter From Gwendolynn Robicheaux by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky hears from her friend Gwendolynn Robicheaux, who is currently recovering from surgery at the VA hospital. Gwendolynn is in a better frame of mind...
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Dear Shilah Winslow: Allie Nichole Writes Back. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Allie Nichole Soileau writes a second letter to a fellow amputee (and veteran) living in California after Shilah Winslow wrote to her...
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