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From the Trenches of the Great War to The Capture of Saddam

Steadfast and Loyal There are a handful of units with long, storied histories that have always been known as America’s elite fighting forces. When asked to name the most notable or well-known units one might first think of something like Vietnam’s Air Cavalry units, 101st or 82nd Airborne, Big Red One, or maybe the Navy… Read more »

Exclusive Veteran Interview: The Honorable Major General Charles Bolden, Jr., USMC (Ret.)

Former NASA Administrator Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Rose Garden   AFR President Molly Dey with Charlie Bolden U.S. Marine Major General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. (Ret.) is a former attack pilot, astronaut, NASA Administrator and today the Founder and CEO Emeritus of The Charles F. Bolden Group LLC. Part of his trajectory was from… Read more »

Exclusive Veteran Interview: Colonel Dave “Frosty” Seder, USMC (Ret.)

Decorated Aviator Recounts Three Decades of Service and Golden Eagles Reunion Colonel Dave (Frosty) Seder was a senior in college contemplating a marketing career before he met a charismatic Marine recruiter in full dress blues with a photo of a Phantom F-4 fighter bomber. After a courtesy flight, Seder was hooked. Following graduation, he joined… Read more »

A Military Life: Five Star General Douglas MacArthur – Part 3

The Army’s Pioneering Public Relations Officer Edward Louis Bernays, in the mid to late 20th century, was acclaimed as “the father of public relations” – a field described as the promoting and managing of an organization’s or an individual’s public image and reputation. But General Douglas MacArthur had already become an adept practitioner. The son… Read more »

How To Plan A Military Reunion

What Can You Do To Make Your Reunion A Success and Maximize Attendance?   Military reunions have been taking place in one form or another for as long as Americans have been serving their country. The first recorded reunions came after the Civil War, when Union and Confederate veterans would meet to help reconnect and… Read more »