Airman. Father. Writer.

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Brandon Lingle is completing a book about balancing fatherhood, family, and health crises amidst deployments to war. His essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Times At War, The American Scholar, The Normal School, Guernica, The North American Review, and other publications. He’s served as a public affairs officer in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is an Air Force officer currently stationed in Texas.

The views expressed here are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the United States Government, the Department of Defense or the Department of the Air Force.


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RELICS OF WAR AND THE STORIES THEY SHARE

The As military kids, they've endured moves every few years and experienced me leaving for long periods. They've visited countless battlefields, monuments, and war museums. We've been at war for their entire lives. 

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