By Dr. Michael L. Beshears, professor of Criminal Justice at American Military University
*This article is part of In Public Safety’s September focus on career transitions*
As a retired senior non-commissioned officer, I understand the military can offer a great life and that it’s important for those in the military to think about what life will be as a civilian. Continue Reading
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.