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Reading Communities and Re-Entry

Roberta Stewart. This piece was originally read as a paper at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Toronto.

We have been reading Homer in small groups (strictly combat veteran, co-ed) as a way to explore modern veteran experience and return from war. 960 more words


Military Workouts Go Commercial

A while back, I met a guy wearing a high speed poly-pro wicking t-shirt with a ‘froggy’ logo on the front.

It was some sort of military looking, deployment style shirt with a ‘froggy’ slogan to accompany the ‘froggy’ logo.   616 more words

Is there a Relationship between Childhood Poverty, Military Service & Later Life Depression among Men?

Research Paper Title

The relationship between childhood poverty, military service, and later life depression among men: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study.


Childhood poverty has been associated with depression in adulthood, but whether this relationship extends to later life major depression (MD) or is modified by military service is unclear. 242 more words

Military Medical

No Longer Indifferent on Benton Nomination to Selective Service

As we all know by now, former 5 term state senator Don Benton has been nominated by President Trump to head the Selective Service, aka the Draft to those of us old enough to remember that era. 619 more words

National Politics

Ontario Mennonites who fought in World War I

The recent coverage in the national and local press about centennial anniversaries of great battles during World World I (Vimy Ridge, Hill 70), has led me to reflect more about Ontario Mennonites in relationship to the “Great War.” 1,223 more words


David Hewitt at Central Library

On #WorldBookNight we’re lucky enough to have author, David Hewitt coming in to talk about his gripping biography, Joseph, 1917.

Hewitt’s book is the ‘secret history’ of Joseph Blackburn, a man who didn’t want to go to war – but was forced to. 215 more words