A thoughtful review of Mycle’s career, discussing his early years with the Army and time in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. Here’s an excerpt:
More than 20 years ago, an Army private appeared on a CNN Christmas broadcast strumming his guitar and singing “Silent Night” in Mina, Saudi Arabia.
The Soldier was Mycle Wastman, and that program turned out to be a glimpse of the future for the young musician.
After an active duty Army career from 1990 to 1994, Wastman served afterward in the Army Reserves as a chaplain’s assistant at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis from 1995 to 1996.
“While I was in the service, I’ve always had a love for music,” Wastman said. “It was always my passion, but it never was something I was pursuing as a career.”
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