Ben Holmes | Radio Operator – Iraq 2009


Part 1 Growing up in a broken home caused Ben to put up walls around his heart. When repeated sports injuries ruined his chances of a college scholarship, he joined the Marines. The training he received hardened him further and he was ready for war, but the daily stress and […]

Derek Abbey | F18 Pilot, JTAC, MARSOC


PART 1 Derek started life without a rudder or sail. A tragedy at age 13 left him yearning to find meaning – a pursuit into the Marine Corps filled that void. His career spanned multiple conflicts and MOS’s but for Derek the meaning of serving his country was utilizing his […]



Following his fathers footsteps, Jason Galusha joined the Army as an MP in 1997. On the morning of Tuesday, sept 11, 2001, while he was training with his SWAT team, they heard the news and immediately received orders to secure the Pentagon. In his words, “We knew nothing would ever […]