On losing a son to war
Next Course – Books!
I have a son. And so, I mourn the loss of this son. I only knew Jason Shay through the blogosphere and his posts on through amber lenses. He was killed in action on September 3rd at the age of 22. Alex Horton, a fellow soldier and blogger, has posted a very fitting tribute here.
Program of Study – M.A. Military History – American Civil War
Next class starts Monday – Studies in U.S. Military History. I posted earlier a description of the class here. I stacked up all the the required reading texts today in “historical order.” IMPRESSIVE! All are listed on my bookshelves here.
Next Course: "Studies in U.S. Military History"
For those interested, I have posted the full program of study for my Masters program on “the courses” page here. It’s pretty solid at this point with the exception of an elective. I’ve now purchased all required books for my upcoming course, “Studies in U.S. Military History” which starts April 7th. It’s a BIG stack. As […]
I just took a break from working on my academic book review due today to register for my next class which starts April 7. “Studies in Military History” is the second in the “core” requirements courses and so deals with more general topics. The first was “Great Military Philosophers.” The course examines the military heritage […]