My Memorial Day Prayer
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Linda Maloney, retired Naval aviator, author and MWSA member, recently published the book, Military Fly Moms: Sharing Memories, Building Legacies, Inspiring Hope. It's a biographical collection of the inspiring true stories of 70 women who shared the same two dreams — becoming aviators in the military, and being moms. Here's what Maloney says about her book.
An excerpt from my upcoming book, Twisted Tongues Vol. ll [Betrayal]. That Europeans and Native Americans did not get along would be a world record of understatement. But why? There must always be a basis for things to spiral out of control as they did in what is called the USA today.
the sweet aroma of nature’s bounty overpowers the sense of smell in flavors of hundreds…and the eyes in myriad colors of endless beauty
the sound of bird song fills the air with sweet melodies as they flit from oak to maple and back
nature’s rebirth surrounds me its smells enfold me and awe my senses
stepping off the old wooden porch now worn and weathered, so in need of repair, it is like stepping into the past
so many memories carried within from times well remembered
Clyde Hoch was born into poverty in Pennsburg, PA, in the same family home in which he now lives with wife Debra. He really wanted to be a part of the military, to assist and protect his country with pride. So, only three days after graduating high school, Clyde went to a U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp and eventually to Vietnam.