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“While staring at the image I felt a strange sensation move through my body. It seemed that the dawn had broken the chains holding distant memories hostage.” Bill Bowers

Nighthawk reads with humbleness in a voice spattered with a sly sense of humor reminiscent of Hawkeye Pierce from the TV show MASH.  This coming-of-age military story bursts the mold of the military memoir genre by holding nothing back including exciting exploits, daring adventures, important life lessons and even a young man falling in love for the first time.

“The book grips you from the beginning.  As Bill stares in the mirror, memories of his childhood flood his mind.  Wondering if he is about to die, he has an epiphany.  His soul is calling to him.  He must share his story with the world.” Tyler O’Shea

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Missing Home

I often find myself reflecting on the time I spent serving our country.  I am constantly reminded of the family events and celebrations I missed while serving overseas.  The birthdays and anniversaries of family members, the birth of nieces and nephews, and sadly, the death of loved ones God called

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Service to My Country and My Fellow Man

Recently, I was on Platt Bridge Nation Live for the occasion of Veteran’s Day on the topic of service.  These kind gentlemen wanted to take a moment to thank people for being in the military and to discuss a little bit of a book, Nighthawk, written by my good friend

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Brothers Then, Brothers Now, Brothers Forever

Understanding Brothers-in-Arms Brothers-in-arms is a phrase often used to describe the special relationship between those serving in combat. I first learned this phrase from my father. The men he served with were not just friends, they were brothers. They were who he would turn to in good times and in

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