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Wreaths Across America 2014: A Volunteer's Story

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education


When my alarm clock announced its presence at 4:30 a.m. last Saturday, it sounded like the Martian saucers in the original War of the Worlds. It had been a loooonng time since I rolled out of bed that early, but my reluctance to leave my warm bed in the Virginia suburbs was tempered by the knowledge I was getting up to do something good. Continue Reading

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View

Wreaths Across America: How I Started in my Community

By Suzanne Minarcine
Faculty Director for the School of Business at American Military University

My family’s military service dates back to before the Revolutionary War. My son-in-law just recently separated from the Air Force, my brother served in the Navy, and my son was in the Marines. My husband was a pilot during Vietnam, and my dad and my great-uncle both served during World War II. Continue Reading

Washington Baseball History Runs through Two World Wars