Celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month

The following includes contributions from John C. Tramazzo and Brian F. Haara.  September is National Bourbon Heritage Month. Each September, American whiskey enthusiasts gather in Kentucky to celebrate “America’s Native Spirit” at events like Bardstown’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival and Louisville’s … Continue reading Celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month

From the Desk of J.D. Tuccille: The True Story of the Bonus Army

The following is by J.D. Tuccille, a contributing editor at Reason magazine, writing about issues of personal freedom and state power. He is the son of author Jerome Tuccille (1937–2017) who is the author of more than thirty books, including bestselling, highly acclaimed … Continue reading From the Desk of J.D. Tuccille: The True Story of the Bonus Army

From the Desk of Jerri Bell: Women’s History in the Military

The following is a contribution from Jerri Bell, co-editor of It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan (July 2017). Bell is a retired naval officer and the managing editor of O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of the Veterans … Continue reading From the Desk of Jerri Bell: Women’s History in the Military

From the Desk of Tracy Crow: Everyone Has a Story #VeteransDay

The following is a post from Tracy Crow, author of Eyes Right: Confessions from a Woman Marine (Nebraska, 2012) and Red, White, and True: Stories from Veterans and Families, World War II to Present (Potomac Books, 2014), and editor of On Point: A Guide to Writing … Continue reading From the Desk of Tracy Crow: Everyone Has a Story #VeteransDay