Category: Military

Pritzker Museum’s “Stories of Service”

I am happy to have been a part of the Pritzker Military Museum’s Oral History Program. Earlier in November 2018, the museum staff put together…

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Audio History Interview at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library

On May 18th, I had the privilege of taking part in the Pritzker Military Museum and Library‘s oral history project. The project seeks to record…

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Business Insider’s Misguided Article on Trump and Nuclear Weapons

I came across a fascinating op-ed piece written by Dave Mosher in Business Insider, Trump Wants to make Nuclear Weapons Easier to Use, and that…

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Cold War Recognition Certificate

The Cold War Recognition Certificate is available for any veteran and government employee who served honorably between Sept. 2nd, 1945 and Dec. 26th, 1991. From…

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The Nuclear Option with North Korea

When I was in the army in the early ’90s, nuclear weapons were still deployed by the Army in South Korea; artillery fired 155mm and…

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Illinois Veterans Grant

The Illinois Veteran Grant was implemented as a tool for returning veterans to attend to public colleges and universities in Illinois at no cost. The…

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VA Suspends Veteran ID Card Application Process

The VA has suspended the process to apply for the newly issued Veterans ID Card. After waiting decades for a form of veteran identification to…

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Cold War Service Medal Act

Earlier this year, representative David Young(R-IA) introduced House Bill H.R.1419, which would issue a Cold War Service medal based on the following conditions: This bill…

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Veterans Should not be Deported

I came across a website called the Deported Veterans Support House, and was astounded by what I read. I did not realize that undocumented people…

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Book Sales for Last of the Glow Worms

Since being published, my book, Last of the Glow Worms: Memoir of a Nuclear Weapons Technician at the End of the Cold War has fluctuated…

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