Letter VIII

July 30, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   To answer your question, unfortunately, I can’t tell you much about our new instructor for operational security reasons.  Dad might be able to get some information from his old office but beyond that, I will have …

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Letter VII

July 23, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   The new instructor arrived on Tuesday and it wasn’t who we were expecting.  She brought so much new gear with her it was like Christmas. We were excited until she told us we were worthless and …

Letter VI

July 16, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   I am glad that you weren’t worried but who are you kidding?  It is ok. I understand and I am sorry that what I do puts you in a position of worry.  I want you to …

Letter V

July 9, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   I don’t know where to begin.  You and Dad always taught me to be honest and you all know that I would never lie to you, but there are plenty of things we experience that are …

Letter IV

July 2, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   What an exciting week!  The cave system was more vast and dangerous than we anticipated but fortunately, we were prepared.  There was more uncatalogued wildlife than expected and most of them were harmless. Nothing was big …

Letter III

June 25, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   So there is some good news and some bad news.  Like you always said Mom, veggies before desert is the best way to go so I will start with the bad.  Ansible communication is being left …

Letter II

June 18, 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., Staff Sergeant 4th Fleet, 4th Fleet Security Forces (FSF)   Dear Mom,   Things are progressing well.  I have been put in command of Charlie Flight’s Second Element (currently 11 members including myself).  Unfortunately, it does not look like ansible communication is going to be as high up on …

Letter I

11 June 2434 Barren, Mitchell D., SSgt, ESF 4th Fleet, 4th FSFS, Charlie Flight   Dear Mom, I know I only put dear Mom, but this is for everyone else as well.  I sure as heck am not taking the time, every time I write home, to write out everyone’s name in an effort to …