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Military History in Action

Dr. Jeffrey M. Leatherwood
Associate Professor of History for American Public University

Every first week in May, the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal School (NAVSCOLEOD) holds a wreath-laying ceremony at the National EOD Monument. Usually, this ceremony held at Eglin AFB, Florida involves the addition of names of men and women recently killed in the line of duty. However, with the passing of the World War II and Korea generation, historical researchers are bringing to light new names from old conflicts.

The Man Who Broke the Sound Barrier Turns 97

Helping Soldiers, Spouses and Civilians Take a New Look at Learning

By Debra Wales Education Coordinator, American Military University If you are like many senior NCO’s, just the thought of going back to school can be overwhelming. You decided a decade or more ago, after high school, that you were done with the classroom.  You volunteered for the Army, to serve you country and you never wanted to look at a book again.  If you ever had any of these feelings, you’re not alone.  Many of your fellow soldiers, sailors and Marines have these same thoughts and struggle with the idea of going back to school.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits