William Bowers

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

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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My Heart Skips a Beat for A Man in Uniform

Call me old-fashioned, but every time I see a man in uniform my heart skips a beat. And if that man is in a military uniform, I get butterflies in my stomach, goosebumps all over my body and suddenly, I forget to breathe. I thought Valentine’s Day would be the

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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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The 27th Anniversary of Operation Desert Shield Becoming Operation Desert Storm

This past Wednesday, January 17th marked the 27th anniversary of when Operation Desert Shield turned into Operation Desert Storm.  There are certain events in lifethat take us back to a time when we will always remember what we were doing, and who we were with.  Operation Desert Storm seems to be

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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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