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Joel Z. Williams
Works at Products for Peaceful Operations
Attended Phoenix School of Law
Lives in Marshfield, Missouri
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1). When will the Navy finally realize that day-glo yellow is 10 times easier to spot in dark water than international orange.

2). WTF are we naming submarines after living former senators and lawyers rather than military members who died in action trying to save someone else?
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As a Navy Brat, I can say without biased opinion, that when you are the ruler of the Seven Seas, you can wear any color you wish. No one else will see, unless you allow it to be, otherwise it is a target of opportunity.
The second point. I don't know.
Traditionally, they were named after fish of the briny blue and states.
Carriers were named after battles.
Maybe, in a mostly peacetime Navy the names are changed to be less aggressive?
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Here is an excerpt from my latest novel. I think it's pithy enough.
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5 tricks that debt buyers might use against you to collect old credit card debt.
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Check out my new website where I offer tips and tricks to people of limited means.
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Such honor such respect! Kudos to the 3rd Infantry (Old Guard). For every military member in the heat of battle...should you run out into enemy fire to save your fallen buddy you can take encouragement from the fact that your memory will forever be honored if you should suddenly become turned into pink mist by a mortar round with no actual remains to send back to your family. This honor is reserved for the bravest of the brave. Those who sacrificed everything for their battle buddies, even their corporeal remains.
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Hardknock: the Warmobbers, now available on Amazon Kindle!
Hello all, I recently completed my first novel and it is currently available for download on Amazon Kindle. Presently, members of Amazon's Kindle Unlimited can download it for free, and only $4.99 for everyone else. The e-book will work on any e-book reader...
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Kansas City, MO woman wins record amount after being falsely accused.
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Balls of steel. don't you know about the German construction crew that was decimated when their backhoe hit a WWII-era bomb? 1 KIA and 13 WIA? Your daft man! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/10550492/Construction-worker-dies-as-World-War-II-bomb-explodes-in-Germany.html
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A few words for him that my dad asked me when I "acted up".......…Dan, are
you tired of living?.........
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I feel like this should become an emoticon. so many uses for daily texts.
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The transition @10:50 was so smooth is was almost seamless! That takes true skill.
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Hello, if you are a fan of action packed military-espionage thrillers, I encourage you to check this one out. Free for members of Amazon unlimited.
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You are such an interesting person! Just when I thought I had you figured out too? Go figure. 

Thanks for reading Zoe, but I want to tell you now that it's pretty graphic. I had one lady tell me that she was very disturbed by one scene in particular. (no spoiler).

I'm curious? what is your normal genre?

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take a minute to listen to a short excerpt from my latest thriller novel
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Education
  • Phoenix School of Law
    2010 - 2011
  • Missouri State University
  • Phoenix School of Law
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The author, Joel Z. Williams, joined the U.S. Air Force at the age of eighteen and served as an enlisted man during Gulf War I. After completing his four-year commitment, Mr. Williams separated honorably from the military and worked a variety of jobs before deciding to use his G.I Bill to pay for college. In 2000, he began attending Missouri State University with intentions of becoming a high school teacher. A year later, the dramatic events of 9/11 profoundly affected Mr. Williams and he redirected his studies away from Education and towards understanding the world’s rapidly changing geopolitical dynamics by majoring in History and Political Science. Mr. Williams graduated from MSU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History during the summer of 2006; he has completed several freelance writing projects and began a small business since that time.

Even before graduating from college, Mr. Williams began writing letters to the editor and opinion / editorial pieces to his local newspaper, the Springfield News-Leader about issues relating to Islamic fundamentalism and regarding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. After publishing ten of his op/ed pieces, the News-Leader invited Mr. Williams to serve on its Editorial advisory board, a position which allowed him to conduct an interview with Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO).

Mr. Williams has since written several papers on military affairs and Islam; two issues he knows extremely well. In 2005, he penned a white paper entitled: A Calculated Risk: A Fresh Perspective on How the United States Could Win the War on Terror and in 2006 he authored, The Evolution of a Viable Military Strategy: How technological advances combined with a more ideologically agile military could help the U. S. overcome the threat of asymmetric warfare by using a process of constantly evolving Principles of War known simply as Warmobbing. Mr. Williams submitted the latter work in a competition sponsored by the US Naval Society and although he only managed to get to the seventeenth slot during the final selection process, the American Naval Institute chose Warmobbing for publication in their quarterly newsletter Proceedings. Mr. Williams has also recently submitted a twenty page white paper entitled, Fighting the Good Fight: How Culturally Specific Gifts for Civilians Offers Warfighters Asymmetric Advantages in Modern Conflicts to the U.S. Marine Corps for publication in their quarterly magazine, The Marine Corps Gazette.  In addition to his non-fiction work, Mr. Williams has completed twenty chapters of a military- espionage thriller called A Rational Fear: Project Snakecharmer that he hopes to complete by April 2009.

In August of 2008, Mr. Williams started a small business called Products for Peaceful Operations (PROPs) with the intent of supplying inexpensive, regionally appropriate, and culturally sensitive civilian gifts for distribution by U.S. Defense Department personnel. Mr. Williams envisioned PROPs as a way to equip American warfighters operating in contested areas with small, useful gifts that they could carry and distribute to civilians, thereby, fostering goodwill and friendship between soldiers and civilians through the gifting process.

Please Visit Mr. Williams' blog at joelzwilliamsblogspot

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Student / Writer/ Entrepreneur
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  • Products for Peaceful Operations
    Student / Writer/ Entrepreneur, present
  • Replogle & Berkstresser, LLC
    Paralegal, 2011 - 2013
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Marshfield, Missouri
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Mountain View, CA - Mountain View CA - Denver CO - San Antonio TX - Bitburg Germany - San Diego CA - Compton CA - Las Vegas NV - Long Beach CA - Springfield MO - Phoenix AZ - Strafford, MO
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