Military Prison Pen-pals

Many people don’t realize that a good number of military veterans end up in prison; however, we see Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard, and Navy veterans incarcerated in the U.S. prison system. If you’re interested in corresponding with an inmate who served in the military, please select a prison pen-pal from the list below.

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Welch, West Virginia30Straight
African AmericanChristian

My name is Markus.  I'm hoping to meet some smart and motivated women that likes to laugh.  I'm interested in going back into society focused and productive. 

I enjoy reading Money Smart and investment.  When I have time I run the track and do advanced workouts.  This will all be behind me very soon and I will be able to maximize my full potential and make my...

Emerson Paul #F55231
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Susanville, California32Straight
African American


My name is Emerson.  I’m looking for female friends that are understanding, easy going and full of life with genuine and honest character.

I’ an avid reader, I really like Sci-Fi, comics, thrillers and nonfiction.  I am 6 ft 3 in, and 210 lb..  My favorite sport is basketball, I am athletic, I exercise at least 5 times a week and read on a daily basis...

Matthew Cervantes #51666-298
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Herlong, California28Straight

A New Beginning…

I have been in prison since December 2015 and some days the outside world feels like a distant memory.  I like to think I am stuck in a time capsule patiently waiting for my great unveiling.  This will become reality in 2020.  This journey has opened my eyes to what is truly valuable; life is beautiful and should never be taken for granted.  With...

Danny Tharp #00328681
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Tiptonville, Tennessee52Straight
Native American

Weight: 190 pounds

Height: 6’0”

Hobbies: Music, Motor-boating, fast-cars, and traveling adventures.

Career focus: Healthy relationship, successful employment, and financial gains.

I would like to thank and pen-pals for this membership and your support encouraging me to a brighter future. I’ll be looking forward to hearing from you.


David Gothay #A376-861
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Grafton, Ohio57Straight


My name is David.  I am looking for friends to write.  I am 56 years old, divorced father, doing a life sentence.  My next parole date is July 2019.

I am involved with the cat handlers program at my current institution.

I have worked construction most of my life.  I enjoy working with my hands.  I also enjoy the outdoors, hiking,...

Martin Arroyo #01107735
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Huntsville, Texas35Straight


My name is Martin, I’m looking to write, perhaps make new friends.  While time is at a standstill I reach out through Write A willing to share of myself and likewise hear from and meet people.

I’m 35 years old, from Texas. I’m good spirited, laid back, enjoy the company of friends and being there for them in any way I can.

My hobbies are;...

Oscar Chavez Mandujano #16466408
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Madras, Oregon26Straight

My name is Oscar.  I’m 25 years old and I was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon.  I am also a really outgoing person, funny and a very loyal person at heart.  I love music, drawing outdoors a little bit of everything and as of right now I’m open to meeting new people and building a solid friendship.  If you would like to get to know me more or just looking for someone to...

Dejuan Washington #755862
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St Louis, Michigan26
African American

My name is DeJuan Washington Jr.  I’m 5’ 9”, I’m 25 years old, born October 9, 1992 (Libra).  I’m from Detroit, Michigan.  I’ve been in prison going on 7 years for armed robbery charges.  My earliest release date is January 15, 2023.

Besides that tho; I love writing music, I’m family oriented, I’m a father, I’m very honest, loyal, caring and ambitious.  I love...

Joshua Thompson #A716-056
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Lancaster, Ohio35Straight


My name is Josh Thompson and I am 35 years old. I am from Ohio but I have also lived in Arizona, California, and Wyoming. I am athletic, I like to play and watch sports. I was in the Air Force. I like to travel and see new things, visit new places. I also like the outdoors, fishing, being out in the country. I like the country life but also like being in the city. I have lived in...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 12/8/2018
Augustin Salazar #00699646
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Huntsville, Texas41Straight

Hello World!!

My name is Augustine, some call me Cricket.  I’m on this awesome site so I can expand my world.  I want to meet new people so I can view that free world from ya’lls view point.  Hopefully I’ll be able to make friends that will last years to come.  This is my first time on a Pen-Pal site, I’m hoping this profile will give you all a lil glimpse of the...

Danny Lewis Jr #A672-443
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Leavitsburg, Ohio33Straight

I hope you are found in the best of peace and tranquility, and blessed beyond recognition.  I am a Dominican and Haitian king, in search of a Queen to help me straighten my crown.  I am a strong believer in loyalty, love and respect.  I am 6’ tall, 185 pounds athletic built, long black curly hair in dread locks, single parent, father of 3, 2 girls and 1 boy.

I am...

Darren Coker #47707-048
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Loretto, Pennsylvania37Straight

What Up?

Will this is my first time reaching out on the web.  My name is Darren but my friends in here call me “Vegas”, in honor of my hometown Las Vegas, Nevada. 

I am energetic, outgoing and honest, I’m also really into fitness.  I made a few bad decisions outside and got caught up selling drugs.  I’m paying the price but I have learned some powerful...

Johnathan Van #M37219
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Centralia, Illinois27Straight


My name is Johnathan.  I am a Vietnamese male, 27 years of age, brown eyes, 5’ 8” and my B-day is August 15, 1991.

I am here on Write A Prisoner to find positive people that are willing to write me and up my day.  My hobbies are; working as a bartender, bar hopping, clubbing, Netflix and going out to eat.  If ya’all wanna know more about me just write....

Erica Miramontes #64079-380
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Adelanto, California30Straight


My name is Erica Miramontes.  I’m 30 years old, I’m Mexican, single and looking for friends to write and communicate with.  I’m incarcerated at the facility posted on my profile for a Drug charge.

My interests are; listening to good music, dancing and outdoor activities.  I’m a very happy person with high spirits and would like to find someone who enjoys...

Martin Santos #440316
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Pikeville, Tennessee36Straight


I’m Martin Santos.  I’d love to make friends with open-minded people who believe in giving a second chance to others.

I’m from Mexico, I was born on January 30, 1982.  I like to write songs in Spanish, I like to sing and read books of any topics.  Currently I’m studying English and Mathematics because I want to be an interpreter and a tutor when I get back...

Profile Alert! Turns 36 on 01/30!
Nicole Carroll #00585226
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Henning, Tennessee42Straight
African AmericanNon-denominational

I am the naughty girl looking for a great friend to compliment and believe in me.  Not afraid of adventure or love.  I believe in faith my intentions and desires are sample.  I would like to build a friendship with someone who knows my “past” will never determine my “future”, nor will I allow it to hinder me from what my future holds for me.

I patiently await the arrival...

Shaheedah Rushdan #0615453
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Goldsboro, North Carolina39Bi-sexual
African AmericanSpiritual


An Aboriginal elder and social justice activist in Australia said, “If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time.  If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together”.  For me, this is life’s mantra. 

Before this incarceration, I tried to live it through volunteer work - but I was not liberated.  Having...

Olando Wilson #86777
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Lincoln, Nebraska32Straight
African AmericanChristian

My name is Olando.  I’m 32 years old, 6 foot 1, 235 pounds.  I have two beautiful daughters who mean the world to me.  I absolutely love children.  I was attending college to be a Youth Counselor.  I am currently trying to get re-enrolled in school, so that I can continue my education.  I have a good sense of humor, I enjoy laughing and having fun.  I am into...

Jillian Price #29381-009
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Ft. Worth, Texas28Straight

Hello, my name is Jillian, but have gone by Jill pretty much my whole life.  I’m from Arkansas, born and raised, with one of those good hearts and old souls.  I’m 28 years young, a Libra and really into astrology, so if you contacted me let me know your sign. 

I love the band Blue October as well as others.  Another interest I have always had is expanding my...

Kenneth Hyde  #12080472
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Tillamook, Oregon40Straight

Hello out there!

If you are alone and wishing for someone to talk to, who can make you laugh, who’s fun to be around, a good listener, and supportive of your ideas, so am I. It can get pretty lonely in here at times, sure would be nice to hear from a non-judgmental person who will except me for who I am and not what I’ve done.

I am a loyal and faithful person who enjoys all...

April Johnson #18021-021
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Coleman, Florida39Bi-sexual

Hi!  My name is April Johnson. I'm a country girl from the state of Georgia.  I enjoy riding four wheelers, playing softball, swimming, as well as watching football.  I'm the type of girl who isn’t afraid of hard work or getting dirty.  I'm in the plumbing apprenticeship and love it.  I'm open minded, hardworking, and love to have a good time and make people laugh....

Profile Alert! Turns 39 on 01/28!
Oscar Porter #536128 - 830527C
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Rahway, New Jersey35Straight
African AmericanChristian

My name is Oscar but most people call me “O”.  I’m from Newark, New Jersey and 35 years old.  I’m 6’ 1” and 240 pounds, dark skin with long dreads.  I have many different interests, to name a few, Law because I am appealing my sentence and I’m going to get my sentence overturned, sports, working out, music and reading.  I like to laugh and have fun.  I try not to let...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 12/17/2018
Profile Alert! Turns 35 on 02/09!
Omar Thomas #00240950c
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Trenton, New Jersey41Straight
African AmericanChristian


God bless you, my name is Dr. Omar Thomas. Something had to happen and what happened is Omar Thomas (worldly man) had to die in order for Dr. Omar Thomas (man of God) to live. I love God and he allowed me the opportunity to come back home where I belong after repenting for the remission of my sins. I’m praying the community of believers will help me push (pray until...

Profile Alert! Turns 41 on 02/21!
Montanna Hummer #21045-032
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Lexington, Kentucky29Bi-sexual


My name is Montanna Shay.  I’m 29 years old, I’ve been living in Kentucky for the past 15 years.  One day I hope to move to Florida.  I’m a very bold, spontaneous, adventurous, charismatic Scorpio with two different colored eyes.

I’m hoping to meet new friends who are just as ambitious as I am.  Friendship to me has no race or age or gender.  I’m...

Cody Brown #444726/3113534
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Hagerstown, Maryland29Straight

Hi, I am 29 years old, 5’9” tall and weigh 175 pounds.  I'm Italian and Native American.  I am seeking a friend that enjoys some of the same interests as me, which are riding dirt bikes, 4-wheelers, jet skis, and go-karts.  I am very outgoing and love to laugh and make people laugh.  I live every day like it is my last.  I have a lot of respect for females, children...