|3/5 India Company - call sign "Diesel"|
My Mistress, War
I will always think of her.
I miss her,
Her hate kept me warm
She made me a man.
And then it was over.
I want her.
She was my mistress,
My mistress, War…
Being human is…
Just a Ghost
Sitting at panera
Always the hunter.
About The Author
Sean Moore served with Third Battalion Fifth Marines India Company from 2003 to 2007. He did two tours in Iraq as a Mortarman and Infantryman. He did the Fallujah Experience in 2004-2005, and then security and stabilization operations back in the Anbar Provence in 2006.
"It’s been years since I’ve been behind the trigger professionally and yet I still have this drive to keep my skills sharp.
I, until recently, still frequented the range where I would run through “maintenance drills”. Speed reloads, moving and shooting, off-hand, close in tactical, tactical reloads, multiple target engagement, etc. Backwards and forwards. Inside and out. Anyways preparing for the next hunt.
I’d run through drills with the SWAT team and critique everything in my head. They basically have their shit together, but as a unit, they lack the hunger. I’m used to being around bad motherfuckers. Professional gunfighters. Wolves amongst sheep. Now they’re gone. Now I have no enemy to fight.
I think it’s time to hang up my guns and move on. But my hands, they remember the gun. And they won’t forget…."
“I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. The something I ought to do, I can do, and by the grace of God, I will.” ~Everett Hale
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