Kensington Schneider

Kensington “Kensi” Schneider is a veteran of the Army Reserve. She has a B.A. in, both, international relations and public relations from Syracuse University. In 2013, she had the opportunity to work at Sesame Street as a Transmedia Production Assistant, curating content for SesameStreet.org and coordinating efforts to ensure seamless messaging across On-Air programming, PR, YouTube, PBS-affiliate site, digital and … Read More

Brian Duchaney

Brian Duchaney is a freelance editor and writer.  A ten year veteran of the U.S. Army, his memoir about his military service, published by the journal War, Literature, & the Arts, was nominated for inclusion in the Best American Essays of 2014 and will be included in the forthcoming anthology: Quagmire:  Personal Responses to Iraq and Afghanistan (University of Nebraska … Read More

Yerania Del Orbe

Yerania Del Orbe is a Dominican American Actor, Writer, Director and Producer. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, NY. She attended High school at St. Thomas Aquinas in the Bronx and served 10yrs in The US Army. She began her higher education at Central Texas College, Temple Texas studying Business during her military service. She was … Read More

Dave Lara

Dave Lara is a Mexican-American-Jew born in Castroville, California, to a poor family of migrant workers. In 1965, at seventeen years of age, he was emancipated and joined the U.S. Navy in the hopes of avoiding duty in the Vietnam War. Eleven months later, he found himself in the jungles of Vietnam where he learned he could be someone of … Read More

Emmett Graham

Emmett is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Emmett Graham is a realist painter who lives in the southwest United States.  He is a Marine Corps veteran, born in Warner Robins, Georgia and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Graham received his formal training at Scottsdale Artists’ School, holds a BFA in Painting from Arizona State University. Graham’s paintings center on issues of inherited cultural Identities, rendering indigenous … Read More

Melissa Milich

Melissa had already published two children’s books and several magazine articles by the time she joined the Navy.  She was gunning for a cushy job in Public Affairs, but the Detailer barked back,  “It’s Intelligence or nothing!”  a new career track that Melissa found a strange but comfortable fit.  During one deployment, she recalled how the military pressed her literary … Read More

Cathy Torres

Cathy Torres grew up in Lindale, Texas, and enlisted in the Marine Corps right after high school in 2000. She had duty stations in Okinawa, Japan, and Edwards AFB in Southern California, where she worked as a Personnel Clerk. At the end of her four-year enlistment, Cathy enrolled at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and graduated in 2007 with a … Read More

Barrett Ward

After spending over 13 years as an Active Duty Army Officer, Barrett left active duty to pursue a career in music and teaching. His time in the Army was wonderful and meaningful. Some highlights of his time were when  Barrett served as a paratrooper and a platoon leader in D Troop, 1/509th Airborne Infantry Battalion and later as the commander … Read More

MAJOR GLEN

MAJOR GLEN is an established hard rock band from Denver, Colorado. Acclaimed in the local music scene, Major Glen has performed in marquee venues all around Denver as well as many of the independent rock and roll venues. Somewhere between the Pixies, Violent Femmes, and AC/DC, hard-rockers MAJOR GLEN are determined to keep rock music alive. Their electric live performances are … Read More

Molly Huggins

“Molly Huggins is a 14 year veteran of the Army National Guard, former helicopter pilot, Army spouse, and work-at-home mom to four children ranging in age from 13-5. She has lived the Army life in some form or fashion since the age of 18, joining the Tennessee National Guard at 18 as the first female armament technician ever in the … Read More