Elementary School Career Day

Speaking with elementary school students at their career day about my job of being a historical lecturer

I am a retired US Marine Corps Officer and former college professor that now delivers lectures on historical topics to groups. I have presented lectures to multiple Scottish Highland Games/Celtic Festivals, Assisted Living Facilities and libraries.

I hold or have held membership in the following organizations; Clan Gillean USA, Clan Donnachaidh USA, The Scottish American Military Society (SAMS), Scottish American Society Palm Beach, FL, the St. Andrew's Society of Albany, NY,  the Scottish American Society of Tidewater, VA, and the Robert Burns Society of the Midlands, SC.

I volunteered as a guest history lecturer at the Vermont Veterans' Home and I spoke to the Vermont Governor's Veterans' Education Committee (GVEC).  

I received my Masters degree in Military Studies from American Military University and have a  Bachelors degree in Anthropology with a minor in History from Texas A&M University. 

I am a multiple time published author in Marine Corps Gazette, the professional journal of the Marine Corps.  My article on Highland Regiments service in North America was published by Scots Heritage Magazine.  My article on Martial Bagpiping was published by Pipes & Drums  magazine.  The periodical History Scotland  published my article about Iconic Songs of World War One sung by Scottish Singers.  Likewise, the magazine Scottish Life has agreed to publish my articles about Scots History in America and the publication American Frontiersman will be publishing my article on the Revolutionary War battle of Kings Mountain.  Additionally, the peroidical Military History will be publishing several of my articles.