To What Does a Soldier Look Forward

Some people look forward to a day in the future from a very early age. Like a little girl that hasn’t even reached the age where she notices boys, but already knows the main colors she likes for her wedding day. Others might look forward to things after becoming adults, like a specific job title. […]

The Mission

A mission is a narrow goal, that regardless of circumstance, must be accomplished. The mission is the task at hand. Its never to be confused with purpose. After a long, arduous mission, in which I’d performed well despite extreme adversity. I suspect my commanding officer sent me along with some other guys on a mission […]