Eugene Bullard; World's First Black Fighter Pilot

Pioneering black aviator Eugene Bullard, descended from slaves, became the world’s first black fighter pilot, though he was barred from serving the United States because of the color of his skin.

Eugene Bullard; World's First Black Fighter Pilot
by Larry Greenley
Book Category: Young Adult Biography
Reviewed by Sandra Miller Linhart
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00G3ONYWS

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Greenly, Larry

Stay the Rising Sun

May 8, 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea pitted the U.S. Navy against the Imperial Japanese Navy in the first epic sea battle of WWII. It also marked the first time two large navy fleets fought a decisive battle without ever coming into visual range of each other. Kieth captures it all in Stay the Rising Sun.

Stay the Rising Sun
by Phil Keith
Book Category: Non Fiction: Historical
Reviewed by Bob Doerr
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0760347417

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Keith, Phil

New MWSA Officers and Board Members

We are pleased to announce the election results for the 2016-2019 Military Writers Society of America Officers and Board Members. Newly elected officers and board members will take office on September 26, 2015 in conjunction with our national conference in Phoenix.



Dwight Zimmerman - President

Bob Doerr - Vice President

Pat Avery - Treasurer