Write about someone you know who is currently serving in the military or who has served. What branch of the military? What country? What would you like us to know about this person?
Is there an author who writes about the armed services or books you like with a military theme? Tell us, we want to know.
Photo of Purple Heart Medal taken by Jane Person. Her father, First Lt. John Person, was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart following his combat in World War II, April 1943.
The Purple Heart is one of the most recognized and respected medals awarded to members of the U.S. Military armed forces. Introduced as the “Badge of Military Merit” by General George Washing in 1782, the Purple Heart is also the nation’s oldest military award.
Prompt: Write about someone in the military.