Bryan Joseph Pitchford is a Major in the Florida Army National Guard. He has served in the United States military for 18 years including three deployments to the Middle East. Bryan is currently attending National University earning a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. He has published poems in The Sandhill Review, two Florida State Poets Association Anthologies, The Desert Mesh, Along the Forgotten Coast, and the forthcoming Clay County Writers Anthology, Embedded in Clay.