Posts Tagged With: war

Military Monday – Pritzker Military Library Gala 2013

Saturday evening I volunteered at the Pritzker Military Library‘s 2013 Liberty Gala. The event was held at the Chicago Hilton. It honored veterans past and present, showcased the library’s amazing collection and resources, and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the library. That evening, Vietnam veteran and author Tim O’Brien was awarded the 2013 Pritzker Military […]

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Military Monday – Writing Prompts September 9, 2013

Are you interested in writing your military ancestor stories? Here are a few writing prompts to get you thinking and writing. You can visit my FaceBook groups Military Research and Storytelling or Women During WWII for more ideas.  Prompt #1: Do you have any letters, diaries, photographs, or post cards from your military ancestor? Write […]

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Military Monday – Records in St. Louis

We’ve all heard that the military records in St. Louis at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) burned in a fire in 1973. But did you know that some of those burned files have been and continue to be handled and made available to National Archives staff when possible? The Stars and Stripes newspaper recently […]

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