2018 Member Books

January 2018


Battling the Bureaucracy: The Rough Road to Rebuilding the U.S. Special Operations Force Capabilities. By COL Richard M. Lovelace, Jr., USAR (Ret), Col Rod Lenahan, USAF (Ret), and COL Keith M Nightingale, USA (Ret), Life Member. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-1541094451


Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict. By LT Justin M Conrad, USNR. Naval Institute Press. ISBN: 978-1-68247-219-4


The Honest Backpacker: A Practical Guide for the Rookie Adventurer over 50. By Maj. James Klopovic, USAF (Ret) and Nicole Klopovic. Affinitas Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-9982372-0-6


Mission Transition: Managing Your Career and Your Retirement. By Mrs. Janet I Farley, spouse of MAJ Therman Farley, USA (Ret). Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN 978-1-4422-8161-5


The Wit and Wisdom of William Hamilton: The Sage of Sheepdog Hill. By LTC William A Hamilton, USA (Ret), Life Member. Pegasus Imprimis Press. ISBN: 978-0692949276


Greenpoint Doughboy. By LT Peter McHale, USN (Ret). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-0-6928-2023-0



Soyuz: The Final Flight. By Capt. Harry A. Milman, USPHS, (Ret), M.D., Life Member. XLIBRIS. ISBN: 978-1543458596



Private Funny Man, Or I Always Wanted To Be A Hero. By COL Thomas A Boland, Sr., USAR (Ret) CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-1534702134


February 2018


The West Point History of the American Revolution. Edited by COL Samuel J Watson, USA (Ret), Life Member, and COL Ty Seidule, USA, and Clifford J Rogers. Simon and Schuster. ISBN: 978-1-4767-8275-1


When? Where? Why?: A History of the Wars and Conflicts We Have Fought. By CAPT Edward M. Brittingham, USN (Ret). Rose Dog. ISBN: 978-1-4809-7722-8   



Declared Hostile. By CAPT Kevin Miller, USN (Ret). Braveship Books. ISBN: 978193939874



Precious Silver Chopsticks: A True Story of a Marine Colonel's Wife. By Mrs. Mae Y Adams, Life Member. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 9781544069968


Shady Lady: 1,500 Hours Flying the U-2 Spy Plane. By Lt Col Rick Bishop, USAF (Ret). Crécy Publishing Limited. ISBN: 978-1-91080-909-9


Shanghai Occupied: A Boy's Tale of World War II. By Col James G Ling, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Outskirts Press. ISBN: 978-1-4787-5036-3


March 2018


From Disarmament to Rearmament: The Reversal of US Policy toward West Germany, 1946–1955. By Lt Colonel Sheldon A. Goldberg, Ph.D., USAF (Ret), Life Member. Ohio University Press. ISBN: 9780821446225


Vietnam: 2 Doors-No Opening. By COL James Tutwiler, USA (Ret), Life Member. Green Ivy Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-946775-19-1


A Military Leadership Notebook: Principles into Practice. By Lieutenant General Walter F Ulmer Jr, USA (Ret). iUniverse Publishing. ISBN-10: 1532026757 ISBN-13: 978-1532026751


"Play It Again:" Casablanca Under "Operation Torch," November 8, 9, 10, 1942. By Captain George Raymond Fox, USN (Ret). University of West Florida Historic Trust Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-9984500-2-5


Plug: Life In Cajun Country During The Great Depression. By Major Bobby G Burnett, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Christian Faith Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-1640797352


Pachyderm and the Rat: Flying with the "Big Boys" in Vietnam. By Captain Harry R Nevling, USAR (Ret). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN-13: 978-1539949787, ISBN-10: 1539949788


April 2018


Ingram’s Fourth Fleet: U.S. and Royal Navy Operations Against German Runners, Raiders, and Submarines in the South Atlantic in World War II. By Commander David D Bruhn, USN, (Ret). Heritage Books, Inc. ISBN: 9780788457579


A Time To Forgive: One Family's Journey After the Murder of Their Daughter. By Rear Admiral Darold F Bigger, USNR (Ret), Life Member. Pacific Press Publishing Association. ISBN: 978-0816356416


The Turn The Ship Around! Workbook: Implement Intent-Based Leadership In Your Organization. By Captain David Marquet, USN (Ret), Life Member. Portfolio/Penguin Publishing. ISBN: 9780525534693



The Last U-Boats. By H. Ernest Coffman, Life Member. Independently published. ISBN: 978-1973365587



A Young Man in War: Vietnam Phoenix Advisor and a Survivor’s Tale. By Lieutenant Colonel Paul C Pritchard., USAF (Ret), Life Member. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-1978398023


May 2018


Tanker Pilot: Lessons from the Cockpit. By LtCol Mark Hasara, USAF (Ret), Premium Member. Threshold Editions. ISBN: 9781501181665


Reassessing Pearl Harbor: Scapegoats, a False Hero and the Myth of Surprise Attack. By Captain James Johns, USA (Ret), Premium Member. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN: 9781476668277


Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France. By Major Stephen A Bourque, USA (Ret), Life Member. Naval Institute Press. ISBN: 9781612518732



War Debris: Tales of the Old Army. By Chief Warrant Officer Emmett E Slake, USA (Ret), Life Member. Mill City Press. ISBN: 9781495128967



My Story … and I'm Sticking to it - I Think! By Lt Col George R Partridge, USAF (Ret), Life Member. CreateSpace. ISBN: 9780692892749.


Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff. By General Norton A Schwartz, USAF (Ret). Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 9781510710337


June 2018


Guardian Joe: How Less Force Helps the Warrior. By LtCol H. John Poole, USMC (Ret). Posterity Press. ISBN: 9780981865973.


A Journey to the Western Front: 100 Years after the Cataclysm. By CDR Douglas Gangler, USN (Ret), Life Member. Champion Books. ISBN: 9781983972683


The World Looked Away - Vietnam After the War: Quoc Pham's Story. By Dave Bushy. Archway Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4808-5236-5


Twenty-Six Years of Shoe Leather. By LTJG Gary D Knight, USN (Ret), Life Member. eLectio Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-63213-296-3



Miriam: A Tale of Judea in the Time of Christ. By LTC Frank J Scotello, USA (Ret). LifeRich Publishing. ISBN: 9781489715265


13 Months in Vietnam. By Bill Kroger, USAR (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-61296-926-8


July 2018


A Conservative's Treatise on Modern Capitalism in the United States. By Lt Col John C Bredfeldt, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Christian Faith Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-64191-156-6


In Search of Silver and Gold: A Submariner’s Quest. By William J Doyle, CAPT USN (Ret). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-1489584311


Special Forces Christians: The Rise of Militant Faith. By James R. Boyd, LT USN (Ret), Life Member. Xulon Press. ISBN: 978-1-4984-7270-8



First Posting. By MG James R Harding, USA (Ret), Life Member. Xlibris Publishing. ISBN: 1441506209, 978-1441506207


The Kingdom Queen: A Medieval Novella. By Dr. Joseph T. Page Jr., LTC USA (Ret), Life Member. iUniverse Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-5320-2956-1, 978-1-5320-2955-4


1974 Meeting the Ghost. By Thomas Lennox, LTC USA (Ret). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 9781985376106


The Devil Dragon Pilot. By Lawrence A. Colby, Col USAF. Mach278 LLC Books. ISBN: 978-1539427643


August 2018


United States Marine Corps Aircraft Since 1913. By E.R. Johnson (contributions by Gary W Smith LtCol USMC Ret), Life Member. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN: 978-1476663470


Common Sense Transition: A Call to Action and a Blueprint for Change. By Karl Monger, MAJ USAR (Ret), Life Member. Creative Team Publishing. ISBN: 978-0996794695


Into the Fight, April-June 1918. By Mark E Grotelueschen, Lt Col USAF, Life Member.


My Writings: Personal Essays Vol. 1.  By Colonel Ben L. Walton, USA (Ret). Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC. ISBN: 978-1-946539-85-4


A Tenth of a Second to Live: A Test Pilot's Account of Top Secret US H-Bomb Testing. By Lt Col Norvin C Evans, USAF (Ret). Blue Note Publications. ISBN: 978-0-9977638-9-8


The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations. By Captain John McCain, USN (Ret), and Mark Salter. Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 978-1-5011-7800-9



Bandits Below. By LtCol David Brown, USMC (Ret). Page Publishing Inc. ISBN: 978-1-64138-655-5



The Luckiest Guy in Vietnam. By James A. Lockhart, MAJ USAR (Ret).BookBaby. ISBN: 978-1-54392-812-9


September 2018


Skid Row Kid: A Shoeshine Boy's Memories of Love, Sex, Sin, Crime, and Life on Seattle's First Avenue During the World War II Era. By Thomas L Johnson, Colonel, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Create Space. ISBN: 978-1-5330-0014-9


Red Crew: Fighting the War on Drugs with Reagan’s Coast Guard. By James C Howe, Captain, USCG (Ret). Naval Institute Press. ISBN: 978-1-68247-301-6


Hunting the Wind: Pan American World Airways’ Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946. By Jamie F Dodson, Major, USA (Ret), (and Teresa Webber). Schiffer Publishing. ISBN: 978-0764355417


Echo in Ramadi. By Scott A. Huesing, Major, USMC (Ret). Regnery Publishing. ISBN: 978-1621577348  



Radical Islam Wins: The United Islamic States of America. By Joseph J. Oblack, Maj USAF (Ret), Life Member, Cape Canaveral Chapter. Book Logix. ISBN: 978-0-9986632-0-3


Beefstew Saves Lives on D-Day: A Young Flier Thinks Outside the Box to Dramatically Reduce Casualties at Normandy. By William C. Grayson, Major, USAF (Ret). Infinity Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4958-2146-2



Moments of Divine Intimacy: Devotions for Thirty-One Days. By Harold Christmann, Commander, USN (Ret). Life Member. Christian Faith Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 978-1641403986


October 2018


Seven Stars in the Window. By Allen V.D. Murphy, LTC USAR (Ret). Green Ivy. ISBN: 978-1946446381



Fifty Years Before the (Rotor) Mast: A Memoir of an Air America Helicopter Pilot. By Ben A. Van Etten, Chief Warrant Officer USA (Ret), Life Member. WaveCloud Corporation. ISBN: 978-1535612487


November 2018


Fighting Cavaliers: The F-105 History of the 421st Tactical Fighter Squadron 1963-1967. By W. Howard Plunkett and Jeff Kolln, Lt Col USAF (Ret), Life Member. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 978-1986882743


We the Widows. By Mrs. Patricia Tyson Redmond, Surviving Spouse Life Member. Outskirts Press. ISBN: 978-1478790587


Ten Stars: The African American Journey of Gary Cooper -- Marine General, Diplomat, Businessman and Politician. By Kendal Weaver. (About Jerome G. Cooper, MajGen USMC (Ret), Life Member.) NewSouth Books. ISBN: 978-1588383242


America: A Cultural Enigma. By Lt Col Donald L. Gilleland, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-61296-302-0


America: Where Great Things Happen. By Lt Col Donald L. Gilleland, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-61296-447-8


America: An Exceptional Nation. By Lt Col Donald L. Gilleland, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-61296-553-6


America: A Conflicted Nation. By Lt Col Donald L. Gilleland, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-61296-700-4



The Iceman: A Novel. By P.T. Deutermann, CAPT USN (Ret), Life Member. St. Martin's Press. ISBN: 978-1250181374



Stars, Stripes and Corporate Logos. By Lt Col Donald L. Gilleland, USAF (Ret), Life Member. Black Rose Writing. ISBN: 978-1-68433-043-0


December 2018


Redefining the Modern Military: The Intersection of Profession and Ethics. Foreword by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, USA (Ret). Edited by Nathan K. Finney, and Tyrell O. Mayfield, Lt Col USAF. Naval Institute Press. ISBN: 9781682473634


Medals and Ribbons of the United States Air Force-A Complete Guide. By Frank Foster, USA (Ret), Life Member. MOA Press. ISBN: 978-1884452550


The Sky is Not the Limit: Formed by Combat. By Samuel H. Rollason, CW2 USA (Ret), Life Member. Samuel H. Rollason. ISBN: 9781386756095


Vietnam Bao Chi: Warriors of Word and Film. By Marc Phillip Yablonka, CW2 ARNG (Ret). Casemate Publishers. ISBN: 9781612006871



A Scot's Revenge: Love Accepts Loneliness. By Arthur S. Loughry, Col USMC (Ret), Life Member. Arthur S. Loughry. ISBN: 9781540358103


Blood and Fire: Your Land is My Land. By Arthur S. Loughry, Col USMC (Ret), Life Member. Arthur S. Loughry. ISBN: 9781976046186


Bayou Battles: Romance Returns. By Arthur S. Loughry, Col USMC (Ret), Life Member. Arthur S. Loughry. ISBN: 9781978046719


Southland Caesar. By Arthur S. Loughry, Col USMC (Ret), Life Member. Arthur S. Loughry. ISBN: 9781720262022


JFK and the Janus Plan. By Mrs. Betty L. Alt. Dog Ear Publishing. ISBN: 978-1457560934