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NONFICTION American Airpower Strategy in World War II: Bombs, Cities, Civilians, and Oil. By Lt. Col. Conrad C. Crane, USA (Ret), Life Member. University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-2209-2.

Global Reach: Revolutionizing the Use of Commercial Vessels and Intermodal Systems for Military Sealift, 1990-2012. By Vice Adm. A.J. Herberger, USN (Ret), Life Member; Kenneth C. Gaulden; and Cmdr. Rolf Marshall, USN (Ret). Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-1-61251-847-3.

The History of Dyess Air Force Base: 1941 to the Present. By Lt. Col. George A. Larson, USAF (Ret), Black Hills (S.D.) Chapter. Schiffer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7643-4822-8.

Meeting the Needs of the Elder Popu- lation: Atlas Planning Manual. By Col. Stephen F. Rutz Sr., USA (Ret), Life Member. Xulon Press. ISBN 978-1-4984-2709-8.

The President’s First Year: None Were Prepared, Some Never Learned — Why the Only School for Presidents is the Presidency. By Capt. Douglas A. Cohn, USA (Ret), Life Member. Lyons Press. ISBN 978-1- 4930-1192-6.

MEMOIR Doc! The Adventures of a Navy Hospital Corpsman. By Capt. Hugh C. Sullivan Jr., USN (Ret), Life Member. Hellgate Press. ISBN 978-1-555-71772-8.

I Flew With Heroes: Gunship on the Son Tay POW Raid. By Lt. Col. Thomas R. Waldron, USAF (Ret), Life Member. CreateSpace. ISBN 978-1-46992547-9.

My Dash: The Autobiography of Colonel William C. Koch Jr. By Col. William C. Koch Jr., USAF (Ret), Life Member, Triangle (N.C.) Chapter. JeanShadrack Publishing. ISBN 978- 0-615-88689-3.

We Wrote Letters Then: How Family and Friends Stayed in Touch During the Vietnam War. By Maj. William A. Walker, USA (Ret), Life Member, Annapolis (Md.) Chapter. Lulu Publishing. ISBN 978-1-329- 79892-2.

Seasons of Triumph. By Cmdr. Kenny Wayne Fields, USN (Ret). CreateSpace. ISBN 978-1-515-30275-9.


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