Posts for deployment

It Only Feels Like Forever

General/Column April 7, 2017

Three weeks shy of his twenty-first birthday, the tall young man in the photograph stands next to his mother in…

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Braving Goodbye

General/Column April 18, 2016

The final moments were here. Months of busy preparations for my family had made ‘goodbye’ feel like a long-off journey,…

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Soldier Son

General/Column November 11, 2015

Up before dawn, the house alive as our younger sons dance around him. In pantomimed battle, the thunder of their…

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