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I Honor the Veterans of our Nation

I honor and praise –
veterans of our country
fighting for freedom,
for United, we must stand
or divided we will fall.

Colleen M. Chesebro

Veteran USAF

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Colleen Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is a writer of cross-genre fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her debut novel, a YA fantasy series called, “The Heart Stone Chronicles - The Swamp Fairy,” was published January 2017.

The book reveals the story of Abby Forrester, a 14-year-old orphaned girl who is entrusted with saving a community of fairy nymphs from certain ecological destruction. Along the way, Abby learns about friendship, love, and what it means to actually belong to a family.

Colleen’s writing explores ecological situations in the multicultural world of today. She combines real-life historical events into her writing to create experiences that will continue in the hearts and heads of her readers.

A veteran of the United States Air Force, Colleen is also a retired bookkeeper. She has an Associates Degree in Business Administration, and another Associates Degree in the Arts, which she uses to combine her love of writing with her passion for all things creative.

When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, children, and grandchildren. When time permits, she also loves gardening, cooking, and crocheting old fashioned doilies into works of artistry.

She lives in the United States with her husband and her two Pomeranians, Sugar, and Spice. You can learn more about Colleen and her writing on her website colleenchesebro.com.

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        1. My Russian born grandfather served in the U.S. Army. My dad was Navy and my brother was Army. My husband is a 24 year disabled Vietnam Veteran. We also have two daughters that served in the Air Force. We are definitely a military family. ❤

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          1. Now see, a lot of people won’t admit that–hahahahaha!! I’m very much like “Elwood” in “Harvey”, who is quite comfortable with his invisible friend–regardless that some folks think he’s at least “odd”, if not nuts! Especially as I’ve gotten older, I rather like the persona of the usually nice/maternal, dotty and possibly flighty woman who cooks and bakes (and who knows what else??) 🙂

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      1. I served long ago too. 29 years it is. I had a federal government job at the time that gave me a furlough do I could serve. Later on, I managed to get my brother to join up as well. We as women serving are an amazing group!!!

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        1. I went into the Air Force in 1976. Seems like a lifetime ago! My husband is a 100% disabled Vietnam vet. We raised 5 kids together and he retired after 24 years. We are in Colorado near Peterson AFB and still use all the facilities. The military became a way of life.

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          1. Wow, that is so nice! I went into the Army in January 1987, five months after getting a promotion at my federal job. Lol! My former husband was not military & our daughter us not thinking about joining. Good thing. My current fiancé of (gasp!) 15 years is not a veteran either but his late father was. Happen so, he and I were both in the signal communications division. I live in the suburban Long Island, NY and live very far from a military post. But I wouldn’t trade it for anything!!

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