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Issue 38, January 2020


Scope and Contents

Topics include the results from a Pew Foundation survey examining the military/civilian divide, an article from Politico on how the Department of Veterans Affairs uses algorithms to predict suicide, a review of "The Winter Army" by Maurice Isserman about the 10th Mountain Division that fought in World War II, an article from the Washington Examiner about the "Battle of the Bands" that occured between Confederate and Union bands as they waited to battle each other in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the opening of a gambling addiction center in Las Vegas, Nevada by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the story of retired Air Force Colonel and member of the Tuskegee Airmen Charles McGee flying a private jet to celebrate his 100th birthday. Also includes statistics from the Washington Post calculating the proportion of U.S. citizens' lives that the country has been at war.


  • Publication: January 2020


From the Collection: 15 digital objects (PDF documents)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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