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ANN: Call for List Editors for H-War

H-War seeks a new list editor to join the current editorial group.  H-War is a collaborative and growing network focused on the scholarly pursuit of military history.  It has a thriving book review program and frequent and active discussions of a diverse range of military history topics.  List editors moderate the discussions, assist subscribers, and help build content on the network, working in concert with each other and with the H-War Advisory Board. Applicants can be of any rank, but should be ABD or above.  Applicants with an interest in military history are strongly preferred.

CFP- Society for Military History - “Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries” - April 14–17, 2016, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Society for Military History is pleased to call for papers for its 83rd Annual Meeting, to be hosted by the Canadian War Museum and the Canadian Museum of History.

Remember the Fallen (May)

Submitted by Noonie Fortin 

May 1, 2015

This month please remember these women who died during May while serving our country in or during war times:


2 May 1991:                   FLARNG SGT Tracey Brogdon, accident in Saudia Arabia, DESERT STORM

2 May 2007:                   USA PFC Katie M (Soenksen) Rowella, 19, IED, IRAQ

2 May 2008:                   USMC L/CPL Casey Lynne Casanova, 22, IED, IRAQ

3 May 2008:                   USA SPC Emily Ort, found unconscious from accidental multiple prescription drug toxicity, Ft Irwin, CA