As You Were: The Military Review, Vol. 6

Spring 2017 | ISSN: 2374-3816




Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles” by Karen Skolfield

CNN Report: Rise in Sexual Assault, Reprisals in the Military” by Karen Skolfield

Have You Ever Had Chai?“by Chad Petit

Death Letter” by Jacob Paul Patchen

Rumors of My Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated” by Casey Dean

Ground Zero” by Milt Sniegowski

Diversions” by Saloni Kaul

Insurgent Awake” by Johnny Hampton

Hall of Mirrors” by Leland James

At the Sporting Goods Store” by  Joseph S. Pete

Metallic Transfer Cases” by Nan Ottenritter

Old Soldiers” by Jack Lyndon Thomas

Afghan Orphan” by Anthony O’Dell

Don’t” by Dennis Underwood

Constant Heart” by Timothy Hudenburg

The Darkness Inside” by Vanessa A. Kuljis



11th Month, 11th Day, 11th Hour” by Philip Julian

Men at War” by Robert Perron

Sunday Afternoon at the Races” by Stephen John Walker

The Hutch” by Kenneth Robbins

Soul Man” by Ray McPadden

The Green Gift” by Ray McPadden

Combat Camera” by Merrell Michael

Tossing Grenades” by Ken Roy

The Ecstasy of the Dancing Pariah” by Joseph Travis Logan

Geography Lesson: 1967” by Stephen John Walker

Cease Fire” by Stephen Faulkner

Chicago East India Company” by Christopher Lyke

Leave, Again” by Eric Aimerson



We Weren’t Ready” by Christopher Baumer

The Illustrated Man” by James Tritten

The Wall” by Richard Turton

Li’l Old Man from Iwo Jima” by Jerry Richter

You Laugh” by Thomas Laaser

Morning in a Garden of Steel” by William Gritzbaugh

The Way We Were” by Adrienne Bourgeois

The Jumper” by Matthew Heneghan

We the ROTC Cadets” by Joseph E. Fleckenstein






David Ervin

Randy Brown
Managing Editor for Poetry

Brian Mockenhaupt
Managing Editor for Non-Fiction

Daniel Buckman 
Managing Editor for Fiction 

Susannah Nesmith
Antony Daly
Associate Editors 

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