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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

About Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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  1. I am so glad to have found your post and equally glad to know another woman veteran like myself has served this great nation. I applaud you and thank you for your service!!

    • Thank you, friend. I served long ago. Did my four years after high school. Best thing I ever did. Thank you for your service. <3

      • 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!!!

        • 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.

  2. Well said. We need to be far more mindful and appreciative of the men and women of our armed forces. We owe them everything! God bless them.

  3. Yes, I honor them as well. Thank you.

  4. Oh my goodness, I didn’t know you were a veteran–I extend my sincere gratitude to you for your service, Colleen. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  5. A glorious tribute to all soldiers past, present and to our undetermined future. 🌹

  6. Well said, suitable, and timely, Colleen. Mega hugs.

  7. Happy Veterans Day, Colleen and all your military family! Thank you for your service! My highest respect and best wishes to you and all veterans.

  8. Thank you for your service!

    My son is currently serving in the Marine Corp.

  9. Thank you, for your service! <3

  10. All Hail the United States Air Force. I proudly served our country in the USAF too. I learned team spirit, and to eternally love the American flag. What a great experience!!!

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