As You Were: The Military Review, Vol. 7

Autumn 2017 | ISSN: 2374-3816




To the War Poets” by Curt Hopkins

Dear Homer” by Lisa Stice

Victory” by Michael Hegeman

Those Boys” by Teresa Hall

What I Don’t Remember” by Travis Burke

All That Remains” by Donna Arthur Downs

Blind Dates” by Milton P. Ehrlich

Syllabics” by Karl Elder

The Sniper’s Target Recites the Rosary” by Ed Coletti

Second PCS” by Brandon Hubbard

Veterans Day” by Francis Mathias

Private Zero” by Joshua Lyons

Requiem for a Bugler Boy” by John Solensten

Maritime Age” by Benji Katz

When the Shell Burst” by Jack Stewart




PMS” by Jerri Bell

Kid in the Cornfield” by Ray McPadden

The Risk of Death by Suffocation” by Bailey Bridgewater

Eating Landmines” by Kenneth Roy

The Results Are the Same” by Andre Rembert

Clear” by William Masters

McGrath & Company” by Con Chapman

Okefenokee Freedom” by JB Stevens

Outposts” by Jerry Mikorenda

The Ritual” by Ken Williams

As You Were” by Nidhi Singh

Desert Sands” by Ryan Stovall

The Parlor” by Jerry Aylward

Fourth of July” by Jose Fonseca

Blue Heron” by Seth Bleuer

Every Weapon at Our Disposal” by Robert L. Nelis, Sr.



Yuji and Mr. Koike” by Russell Doolittle

The Talisman” by David Tanis

Tracks” by Ben Weise

The Desert” by Patrick Mondaca

The Sergeant and the Brick” by Rick Turton

Air Doors” by James Thompson

Haunted by Vietnam: Three Weeks in the USO” by Suzanne Cogan

Mickey Mouse Ears” by Bill Vernon

Roadway Hazards” by Charles Heusel

Finding Love in Hanoi on a Healing Journey” by Sarah L. Blum

Draft Physical” by Ben Fine






David Ervin

Managing Editor/Fiction
Daniel Buckman

Managing Editor/Non-Fiction
Brian Mockenhaupt

Poetry Editor
Randy Brown

Associate Editors 
Antony Daly
Pamela Hart
David Pointer 
Susannah Nesmith
Jerad Alexander

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