Tag Archives: Army

#SendHerBack: A 21-Year Veteran’s Open Letter To Those Who Want Brown People “Sent Back”

Dear Conservatives, I am a recently retired 21-year Army veteran. I am also a black man. “GO BACK TO AFRICA!” is not a new thing. People have been saying this for years. When “nigger” stopped bothering us or got so played out … Continue reading

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#DonaldTrump: An Open Letter To the President

Dear Mr. President, My name is Robert People and I am a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Army. I will get right to the point. Many would likely see this letter as a gross waste of time. In some ways, … Continue reading

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#MilitaryLife: Extended Separation Number SEVEN For My Wife and I

Last week, my wife, Jill, left for Europe and she is to be there for nine months. She and I are both in the Army. July will be 20 years of active duty service for me and she has been … Continue reading

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A Message To #Trump Supporters Who Attacked Me and My Letter To #Hillary Clinton

A few weeks ago, I wrote an open letter to Mrs. Hillary Clinton on here in which I thanked her for being an inspiration to women and girls everywhere, but most importantly in my own life, for potentially being one … Continue reading

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#TBT: A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

Dear 16-Year-Old Robert, I am writing to you from 2016, a little more than 21 years into the future. To be completely accurate, I know you aren’t exactly 16 just yet, but you will be next month. You’re anxious to turn … Continue reading

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#DonaldTrump: Please Stop Saying You’re Going To “Make America Great Again.” It Never Stopped

Dear Donald Trump, My name is Robert People and I am 36 years old. I am also an Army soldier. I have been on active duty for more than 18 years. I’m going to get right to my point of … Continue reading

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#Writing: Just ONE Of The Places I Stay Prepared To Write

Before my family and I moved to Texas, we lived in North Carolina. My wife and I are in the Army and were stationed at Fort Bragg. We lived in Raeford, which was about a 35-40 minute drive from the … Continue reading

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#BellLetsTalk: Here Are 10 Things We Need To Stop Doing In Terms Of Dealing With Mental Health

I am not an expert. I am not a medical professional of any kind. I have no mental health background. I am simply someone who cares about mental health and illness. While I have always cared about mental health, today … Continue reading

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#DAVIDBOWIE: Military Supporters, Please Stop Comparing Us To Celebrities When They Pass Away

To those of you who support us in the military, let me preface by saying this: THANK YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. It is such an amazing experience to serve in the military, but when I wear my uniform in … Continue reading

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SERVICE MEMBERS: Please Stop Asking Celebrities To Our Formal Events In Videos

That title probably sounds worse than it is, but let me explain. I’m intelligent enough to know that I’m not going to change the minds of a ton of service members if you decide you want to do this. After … Continue reading

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