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Behind the Steel
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Behind the Steel

by Joe Carvalko Excerpts from my latest book of poetry, Behind the Steel, narrate military themes, not to honor or exaggerate war, but to give meaning to what men and women in service face. As writers, who have military experience, we serve an important role of observer-narrators, a tradition that has existed in Western literature … Continue reading

Media Taking Notice in March Towards MEA Symposium
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Media Taking Notice in March Towards MEA Symposium

May 14-17, 2015 are the dates of the second “Military Experience & the Arts Symposium” at Cameron University. A coordinated effort between MEA and Cameron’s chapters of Student Veterans of America and the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, our goal is to provide 200 veterans and veteran spouses with four days of workshops focused on the skills needed to express themselves creatively and nightly events, speakers, and performances that will raise awareness about veterans’ issues with the surrounding community. Continue reading