The military is difficult on the best of days and a nightmare on the worst. So much good has come to my life--particularly in the form of educational benefits--from my time in the military. But there were definite hardships experienced. Especially as one of only a handful of openly gay soldiers stationed at an infantry unit. BlakeWrites.com was kind enough to express interest in hearing about my experiences. You can navigate over to their sight or follow the link located here.