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The Mighty Pen Podcast: Episode 6

Episode 6: Dress Code and Disincanto This weeks’ episode, featuring “Dress Code” by Joe Maslanka and “Disincanto” by Daniel Barotti, considers the expectations one might have for their service in the Navy or Marine Corps, the peacetime reality they face, and the ways one might process the difference during and …

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The Mighty Pen Podcast: Episode 3

Episode 3: Witch 54 Flight and Packers This week’s episode features stories from two female veterans who were pioneers in their roles in the armed forces. “Witch 54 Flight” by Marcy Atwood and “Packers” by Beth Liechti examine the challenges faced by both women. One author reflects on the early …

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The Mighty Pen Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2: Government Property & Hog Board This week’s episode of the Mighty Pen Podcast explores the complexities and challenges of life in the Marine Corps, oftentimes odd and humorous. Read Government Property and Hog Board, written by Joe Maslanka and performed by David Bridgewater as originally written here on …

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The Virginia War Memorial Foundation and Virginia Repertory Theatre to Co-Produce Four New One Act Plays Written by Veterans

This month, the Virginia War Memorial Foundation will present four one-act plays written by Virginia veterans, which will be professionally produced and performed with leadership from Virginia Repertory Theatre, under the program title, War in Pieces. This co-production has grown out of the VWMF’s free veterans writing program, “The Mighty …

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