William Bowers

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

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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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An Ebullient Memoir of an Airman’s Tour

Nighthawk: A Young Airman’s Tour at Clark Air Base

Nighthawk: A Young Airman’s Tour at Clark Air Base

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Wreaths Across America: Celebrating Freedom

Wreaths Across America: A Brief History Twenty-five years ago, Maine wreath-maker, Morrill Worcester donated 5,000 extra wreaths, to honor the service and sacrifice made by our nation’s military. Little did Morrill know that his simple gesture would inspire Americans across the country. On December 16, 2017, at 1,422 participating locations

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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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