I am called by many names - Oldwarrior, Dealtekrieger, Vieuxgerrier - Primus Pilus - you may simply call me Friend. My legal name is Gene Ladnier. My written items are inspirational, military, (Civil War) historical, Action/Adventure & SciFi. I even try poetry on a rare occasion, I am retired from the military, a Combat Wounded Disabled Veteran, a retired Newspaper Editor & Investigative Journalist & Private Investigator, published author of seven novels. two wrtten on WDC, all available on line at Amazon or Barnes & Noble and other dealers. I was born on the ides of March, 5946 BCE.