“A Humbling and Transforming Experience”: What We Learned at the Veterans Breakfast Club

Written by Honors Leadership students at the Community College of Allegheny County CCAC Honors Students Jenna Beech and Bridget Sluka listen to veterans sharing stories at VBC breakfast in Greensburg, PA, November 9, 2022 This fall, Professor Stephen Wells at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) asked if the VBC would work with

What Is a Warrant Officer?

Written by Shaun HallBetween Enlisted and regular Officers sits a strange thing called a "Warrant Officer." Warrant Officers get saluted and are called "sir," but they have their own pay grades and do not receive their rank by commission . . . unless they're "Commissioned Warrant Officers." Shaun Hall breaks it all down below.What Military

Using Wartime Letters to Research World War II Veterans Service History — Part 1

Written by Beth Reuschel Beth Reuschel is a professional military records researcher who helps families discover their legacies of service. The VBC is partnering with Beth to guide family history seekers through their own research journeys. She’ll offer tips and tricks for those who want to plunge into the archives and retrace the footsteps

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