Against the odds, Chris Stricklin and Joel Neeb are survivors. Chris ejected from the F‐16 he was piloting during a Thunderbirds airshow; Joel was diagnosed with a rare and often fatal cancer. Both men wanted something good to come from their experiences, and together they wrote Survivor’s Obligation: Navigating an Intentional Life, to be released Oct. 1, 2019, from Elva Resa Publishing.
Paul Dillon, illustrator of N is for Never Forget: POW-MIA A to Z, presented copies of the book to Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and other dignitaries on POW-MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 19, 2019. N is for Never Forget was written by Nancy Polette.
Seasons of My Military Student: Practical Ideas for Parents and Teachers, by Amanda Trimillos, EdD, and Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman, won the Military Writer’s Society of America gold medal for best reference book of 2019.