Some inspiration and hope for the week of 10/24/14

Quick news announcement. I’m super proud to announce that I landed a really exciting and great job with Akins Public Strategies. I’ll be doing mostly public relations work — you know, writing, researching, branding, etc.

And now for the good stuff!

Hope these inspire you!

 

 

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

About me: I’m an action fiction author with books similar to Vince Flynn, Stephen Hunter, and Tom Clancy. I’m also a prior infantry Marine with Combat Action Ribbon, and a guy who spent 10+ years in the newspaper business. Please consider subscribing to my blog — I mostly post about things that either motivate you, inspire you, or make you laugh.

 

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Great article: “The day I realized I was no longer wanted by my spouse”

Great article below, written for women, but I’ve had tons of guy friends on facebook agree it’s a must read for men, as well.

As one said, “This is very true for many of us thirty-somethings…”

Another replied that it applies to sixty-somethings, as well!

So after reading it, I’ve decided I’m going to try to step up my game, and I hope you enjoy the article and also decide to step up your’s.

The day I realized I was no longer wanted by my spouse.”

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

About me: I’m an action fiction author with books similar to Vince Flynn, Stephen Hunter, and Tom Clancy. I’m also a prior infantry Marine with Combat Action Ribbon, and a guy who spent 10+ years in the newspaper business. Please consider subscribing to my blog — I mostly post about things that either motivate you, inspire you, or make you laugh.

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“Mexican Heat” now available in paperback

A few of you were requesting “Mexican Heat” in paperback.

That’s now available. Here’s the link to the paperback version, and sorry about the delay.

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

About me: I’m an action fiction author with books similar to Vince Flynn, Stephen Hunter, and Tom Clancy. I’m also a prior infantry Marine with Combat Action Ribbon, and a guy who spent 10+ years in the newspaper business. Please consider subscribing to my blog — I mostly post about things that either motivate you, inspire you, or make you laugh.

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Even the Marine Corps Band kicks ass

Wow. Can’t say I know much about the Marine Corps band, but it makes my day to see that they’re just as cocky and good as we ground pounders in the infantry were. ‪

Check out this friendly competition they had with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Band. #‎Swagger‬ ‪#‎Badasses‬

Can you believe that? Them boys were cocky. I still can’t believe they went up and used the other dudes drums, or got up in their faces like that!

And the Marines’s actions weren’t perfect, so I’ll bet they ad-libbed it.  Definitely not a practiced or rehearsed maneuver.

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

About me: I’m an action fiction author with books similar to Vince Flynn, Stephen Hunter, and Tom Clancy. I’m also a prior infantry Marine with Combat Action Ribbon, and a guy who spent 10+ years in the newspaper business. Please consider subscribing to my blog — I mostly post about things that either motivate you, inspire you, or make you laugh.

 

P.S. Yes, I know this is actually the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) band, and not the United States Marine Band, but their correct title hardly works in a headline, so please kindly withhold any cute comments of such a nature.

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Charges dropped against Parris Island Sgt. Maj. who confronted protester

I was glad to see that the assault and battery charges against this Sgt Major were dropped.

See full story here: Charges dropped against Parris Island Sgt. Maj. who confronted protester

You may remember me writing about this back in June. Here’s my earlier post: Sgt Major of Parris Island resigns following altercation with protester.

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

About me: I’m an action fiction author with books similar to Vince Flynn, Stephen Hunter, and Tom Clancy. I’m also a prior infantry Marine with Combat Action Ribbon, and a guy who spent 10+ years in the newspaper business. Please consider subscribing to my blog — I mostly post about things that either motivate you, inspire you, or make you laugh.

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