The National Defense speaks with Dr. Brandon Coleman, an addiction counselor
for the VA, who took it upon himself to make massive wrongs within the Phoenix
VA system public, and has been persecuted for it since. Brandon just testified
before Congress about his experience with the VA, and the retribution that
wrongdoers in Phoenix sought to take out against him for blowing the
Come Back Home was written in the wake of me losing my longtime drummer and former Army soldier John C. Williams. But the song started off as a reflection of how a military couple deals with separation. After the release of Come Back Home, Johns little brother was killed by an IED in Iraq. His name was Blake Williams. His platoon used this track as the audio to a memorial slide show presentation they did in March of 2008. It was for all the courageous men and women they had lost in the month of March.
I am humbled by their service to our great country and I hope this song brings them some peace. My father served in Vietnam and I truly appreciate their dedication and bravery."