"A New Beginning"

A Journey of Faith through USMC Boot Camp


                              About the Authors


Bryan Boyett, a native of Kansas, was transplanted to his fathers’ native Texas as a teenager, and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler. He is involved with several local civic groups promoting support for the military and is also currently available for inspirational speaking engagements. Please contact him through the "Contact Us" page for details. He enjoys many outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, archery, shooting and motorcycling. Bryan resides in North Carolina with his wife and their feline companions.  


Sergeant Jonathan Joye is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and is a graduate of Charlotte Christian School. After completion of Boot Camp and Marine Combat Training he was trained at the Department of Defense Firefighting Academy in San Angelo, Texas, where he was awarded Honor Graduate as a Marine Firefighter and Pilot Rescue Specialist. After returning from a tour in Iraq, Jonathan graduated with top honors from Defense Language School in Monterey, California. He and his wife enjoy living life together, along with their canine companions.