This is something I wrote in a writing workshop that I do twice a year with my writer friends who I met during the Orson Scott Card Boot Camp in 2008. They gave me great suggestions about the story. So did Jason Looney and John Giezentanner.
This is my first official sell. You can read the story online at Perihelion Science Fiction magazine.
Click on "A Soldier Undreams" by Bret Carter.