A high net worth

Middle school girls turn hoops into life-saving nets (NOTE: THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE BEAUFORT GAZETTE IN 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 Finally, it feels like January. After several weeks of unrepentant sunshine, the cold and wet have ushered in a South Carolina winter over the Beaufort Academy campus. In a word, it's miserable. It's on such a … Continue reading A high net worth

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Growing the Guard

A Campaign from the Defense Policy Front Lines (Note: This post originally appeared on the Johns Hopkins University Communication Career Blog in 2014). By Will Martin @wmartin89 In early 2011, Operation Iraq Freedom became Operation New Dawn, marking the close of U.S. combat operations in Iraq. Later that year, President Obama began speaking less about “surge” and … Continue reading Growing the Guard

Warrior in the ring

Military Police soldier applies Warrior Ethos to ‘sweet science’ of boxing (Note: This story originally appeared on Defense Department websites in 2012). By Will Martin @wmartin89 When Spc. Neil Tremethick of the 49th Military Police Brigade landed a full-time gig at the California Military Department headquarters in Sacramento, he began scouting the area for a good gym. The Yellow … Continue reading Warrior in the ring

Kickin’ it, Beaufort style

(Note: This story originally appeared in the Beaufort Gazette in July 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 Ivey McClam and Worth Liipfert share a house divided. For several weeks, their normally tranquil relationship has been tested by a shared, competitive passion. Each Thursday, the two upwardly mobile 20-somethings have been joining about 80 of their contemporaries at Mets … Continue reading Kickin’ it, Beaufort style