Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

I am sitting outside taking a note on my iPhone, watching my son mow the lawn, supervising, and it’s Memorial Day 2020. I went to a ceremony this morning, by myself, listened to the service, prayed for my fallen comrades, saluted the flag, talked to a few friends,...
…And Then It Hit Me-Pt. 1

…And Then It Hit Me-Pt. 1

How’s it going everybody! I hope everyone had a great Christmas. I had a pretty decent one myself, but that’s done and over with. I come here today to tell you a little story about struggle, and the power of music.      Here’s the deal. I’m in the...
Hey! I’m the FNG!

Hey! I’m the FNG!

    Hi everyone, I’m Matt! This is my very first time writing anything at all, and I’m honored that I’ll be joining the team at ANG. I’m nervous as all get out, and I have no idea what to do, but that’s just about my speed anyway, so here goes nothing....
Beautiful Work

Beautiful Work

Many of us have different ways to cope. Many of us in this community see the worst in people, or have seen the worst in people. Whether we are in the back of a rig, or in a burning building, we see things we can’t forget. Turning to a coping mechanism is great,...
Finding Inner Peace and Self Worth.

Finding Inner Peace and Self Worth.

In a world where so much can go wrong with our day to day lives finding inner peace can be so hard. This is especially true for those of us who serve and protect our country and the citizens of this great nation. From personal experience I would know how hard it is to...
Battle Within

Battle Within

The things we see are not always the greatest in our field. Sometimes they keep us up at night, much like I am now. Whether it be the car wrecks, house fires, trauma calls, or general incidents that for some reason just… “stick.” Whether it be that...