The War of 1812

Reenactors and Living Historians in 2013 reveled in the 150th anniversary of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg, some of the most monumental battles of the American Civil War. Thousands of participants, tens of thousands of spectators, and merchants of all kinds have gathered to relive these events that shaped our nation and its people forever. 2013… Read More The War of 1812

Medical Lectures

From Hippocrates (460-377 BC) through Galen (130-200 AD) through Osler (1849-1919) and until the present day, medical knowledge has been handed down from teachers to students through the spoken and written word. The excellent physician wields the weapons of science, art, and craftsmanship in his unending battle against disease and injury in his patients. The… Read More Medical Lectures

Battle Briefs

Napoleon Bonaparte and Frederick the Great agreed that to master military science, a student must study the campaigns of the great generals and admirals before him. In that spirit, this section contains slide presentations that have been used effectively in teaching military principles. They describe battles and campaigns in military history. Trafalgar 1805 WW2 –… Read More Battle Briefs

Integrity and Leadership

In the fall of 1996, several allegations of sexual misconduct between Army leaders and their subordinates became public.  The ensuing investigations found many cases in which the allegations were true, and trust began to erode within and towards the US Army.  As a result, the Army sought to clarify and promote the values which have… Read More Integrity and Leadership

Awards and Recognition Ceremonies – Are They Really All About You?

“A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.” Napoleon Bonaparte An Air Force physician had not had a ceremony for his promotion to major and asked me if he should have one for his coming promotion to lieutenant colonel. His former supervisor was not pleased, and though this bright and… Read More Awards and Recognition Ceremonies – Are They Really All About You?