William Bowers

Author and American Air Force Veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm

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Have I Made A Difference?

Have I made a difference?  I find myself asking such probing questions as I get older.  Or what my Dad used to categorize as “getting a little long in the tooth.”  Dad was pretty folksy.  One day I’ll tell you about the Pine Float.  But back to my point; have

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The Character From Philadelphia That Became My Brother

Thirty- one years ago, I landed at Clark Air Base in the Philippines and met a character from Philly. Little did I know then that this jacka$$ would become more than just a friend, he became my brother. That character from Philadelphia was the one and only Bill Bowers, the

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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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Why I Believe in Nighthawk and You Will Too

  Nighthawk A Young Airman’s Tour at Clark Air Base.  is a story of where we have been and where we are heading. During the two years of writing with Bill Bowers, we connected and became bound to each other by the story. It was his story; it was my story;

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