Book Review: “Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America’s Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II” by Jay Stout

Jay Stout has written a fine book about the citizen of airman of World War II. This is an oral history instead of a traditional history. It is the remembrances of the ordinary men who answered the call of their country. Reading the book reminded me of sitting at my local coffee shop and listening… Continue reading Book Review: “Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America’s Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II” by Jay Stout

I am a Military Brat

What is a military brat? A military brat is the son or daughter of an airman, marine, sailor, or soldier. These children of career military have common characteristics. They grew up in a community of service. Sacrificing for the greater good is part of their character. They moved on average once every three years to… Continue reading I am a Military Brat

Viper Force: 56th Fighter Wing – To Fly and Fight the F-16

“Viper Force: 56th Fighter Wing – To Fly and Fight the F-16” by John M. Dibbs with text by Lt.Col. Robert “Cricket” Renner, USAF (Retired) and published by Zenith Press is a work of art. John Dibbs photography is gallery quality photography. The book blends world-class photography with a great narrative. Lt.Col. Renner is a… Continue reading Viper Force: 56th Fighter Wing – To Fly and Fight the F-16

Review: War in the Pacific Skies

“War in the Pacific Skies” is an excellent work on the war in the Pacific during World War II. The book is a wonderful intermingling of story, photography, and art. The authors tell the story in words and pictures. The pictures and paintings take a part of the story bringing it to life. This is… Continue reading Review: War in the Pacific Skies